S.C. Book Festival coming to Columbia

Yes, Pat Conroy will be there.

The SC Book Festival lands in Columbia on May 19-20 (Saturday, Sunday).

The festival, in its own words, offers "over 70 Award Winning National, Regional and South Carolina Authors, Book Signings and Book Sales, Presentations by Authors, Children's Pavilion with Performances and Storytelling for kids of all ages, Summer Reading Station for Children, Over 90 Exhibitors Including Community Organizations, Libraries, Booksellers, Authors, and an Antiquarian Book Fair."

It's all free and headlines with beloved Lowcountry author Pat Conroy on the Saturday docket.

Learn oodles more on the event website, and check out The State's listing of nine authors other than Conroy that might excite you.