2013 Schedule

Download the 2013 Program

2013 Signing Schedule

2013 Children's Pavilion Schedule

2013 Writing Workshops

2013 Opening Night Reception


The Literary Vine

 

All of these events take place at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center at 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201 and are free and open to the pubic.

Saturday, May 18

10:00 am until 5:00 pm          

*Program Schedule, Presenters, and Room Assignment Subject to Change. Final Schedule of Events

 

Carolina Meeting Room

A

 

 

Carolina Meeting Room

B

 

 

Lexington Meeting
Room

A

Scriptorum Stage Presented by CreateSpace

Lexington Meeting Room

B

 

 

Richland Meeting Room

A & B

 

 

Richland Meeting Room

C

 

 

Congaree Meeting Room

A & B

 

 

Exhibit
Hall

 

 

 

10:00 – 10:50

Tell Me a Story: Children’s Books, The Trials and Triumphs of Self-Publishing

Ruby Haydock Deloach

George Long

Jerald D. Pope

M: Kim Jeffcoat

Historical Fiction & Narrative

Sharman Burson Ramsey

Nadia Dean

Kate Salley Palmer

Janis Owens

M: Regina Jeffers

Got Faith? Christian Fiction

Kathryn Hewitt

Denise Hildreth Jones

Marybeth Whalen

M: Sue Duffy

A Window Into A Life: Memoirs

Jackie K. Cooper

Kambri Crews

Sheila Morris

M: Curtis Rogers

Literary Dogs

Dinah Johnson

Janna McMahan 

Ron Rash

George Singleton

Marjory Wentworth

M: Betsy Teter

Civil Rights & Jesus, Jobs, and Justice

Bettye Collier- Thomas

Monica Karales

John H. "Jack" Roper, Sr.

M: Bobby Donaldson

Children’s Pavilion

Balloonopolis (Located at the entrance to the Children's Pavilion) 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Story Squad
10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

Book Signings

11:20-12:10

 

Planters, Capitalists, and Criminals, Oh MY! Southern History

Alexia Jones Helsley

Tom Mack

Edward Pattillo

M: JE Thompson

USC Press Presents

State of the Heart

Cindi Boiter

Ken Burger

Pat Conroy

Dot Jackson

Sandra Johnson

M: Aida Rogers

Page Turners

A Conversation with

Mary Kay Andrews and

Patti Callahan Henry

M: Sharman Burson Ramsey

Children’s Pavilion

Story Time
11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Lunch Money Band Perfomance
12:00 - 1:00

 

Book Signings

12:40 – 1:30

Spirit and Culture Captured in Art

Lynne Blackman

Leo Twiggs

Mary Whyte

M: Alexander Moore

 

Young Palmetto Books Presents

Patricia Moore-Pastides

I: Kim Jeffcoat

 

Seven Strong

Ed Madden

Ray McManus

Susan Laughter Meyers

Marjory Wentworth 

M: Sheila Morris

Nothing Gold Can Stay: Stories

Ron Rash

I: Randy Lowell

Fabulous Fiction: Stories of Families, Friendship and Lovers

Erika Marks

Janna McMahan

Susan Tekulve

Tiffany Warren

M: James D. McCallister

Children’s Pavilion

Lunch Money Band Perfomance
12:00 - 1:00

Story Time
1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

 

Book Signings

2:00-2:50

Seeking: Poetry and Prose Inspired by the Art of Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green

Ed Madden

Ray McManus

Susan Laughter Meyers

Marjory Wentworth

M: Charlene Spearen 

 

Beyond Whodunnit: Mysteries with a Twist

Phillip DePoy

Terra Elan McVoy

James Sheehan

M: Jim Johnson

Pushing the Limits

ColaCon in Conversation

David Axe

Sanford Greene

Corey Hutchins

Dre Lopez

M: Preach Jacobs

Pat Conroy Presents

Maggi Schein

I: Jonathan Haupt

*Book Signing Immediately Outside of Presentation Room

To be Southern: How Sweet It Is! Rock-N-Roll, Sweet Tea, and The Shag

Ken Burger

John Jeter

Tom Poland

M: Jackie Cooper

Children’s Pavilion

Children's Theatre

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Book Signings

3:20 – 4:10

Charles Dickens and Jane Austen: Great Authors of 19th Century Revisited

Robert Garnett

Regina Jeffers

M: Cathy Pickens

Women Writers of Mystery

Susan M. Boyer

C. Hope Clark

Sue Duffy

M: Sasscer Hill

Unbelievably Gluten-Free

Cooking Demonstrations

Anne Byrn

 

Grit Lit

Ron Rash

George Singleton

M: Brian Carpenter

War in America

Eric Emerson

Alexander Moore

Maggi M. Morehouse

M: Fritz Hamer

Children’s Pavilion


Bilingual Story Time
3:20 - 4:00 p.m.

Book Signings

4: 10 – 5:00

Greater Columbia Literacy Council presents

A Celebration of the 200th Year of Pride and Prejudice

with support from the Jane Austen Society

M: John Myers

Writing a Book? Insider Publishing Tips for Authors: Negotiating Your Publishing Contract

Kate Hartson

Susan Kammeraad-Campbell

Moderator and Panelist: Mitch Tuchman

Off the Beaten Path

Sanford Greene

Allen Johnson

Cassie Premo Steele

M: Joe Baroody

*Book Signing Immediately Outside of Presentation Room Following the Presentation

Limelight

Highlighting Columbia’s Artist Community

M: Cindi Boiter

 A Step of Faith

Richard Paul Evans

 *Book Signing Immediately Outside of Presentation Room Following the Presentation

 

 Children’s Pavilion

Paws for Reading
4:10 - 5:00 p.m.

Book Signings

Reception for Aspiring Writers at CreateSpace

Authors are transforming publishing and reaching readers in many new ways. Join fellow authors as we, together with CreateSpace, pay tribute to their accomplishments and talk about the future of writing, reading, and publishing.

                 
                 

Sunday, May 19

12:00 pm until 4:00 pm          

*Program Schedule, Presenters, and Room Assignment Subject to Change. Final Schedule of Events

 

Carolina Meeting Room

A

 

 

 

Carolina Meeting Room

B

 

 

 

Lexington Meeting Room

A

Scriptorum Stage Presented by CreateSpace

Lexington Meeting Room

B

 

 

 

 

Richland Meeting Room

A & B

 

 

 

Richland Meeting Room

C

 

 

 

Congaree Meeting Room

A & B

 

 

 

Exhibit
Hall

 

 

 

 

12:00 – 12:50

 Where Writers Win: How Smart Authors Are Marketing Their Books In Today's Brave New Digital World

Shari Stauch

Nature Speaks

James Barilla

John Cely 

Helen Scott Correll

M:Rudy Mancke

Southern Revivals

Dori Sanders

George Singleton

M: Brian Carpenter

Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking

Cooking Demonstration/Presentation

Nathalie Dupree

Cynthia Graubart

M/Assistant: Sandra Johnson

Amelia Bedelia

Herman Parish

I: Samantha Hastings

 

Children’s Pavilion

Balloonopolis (Located at the entrance to the Children's Pavilion) 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

 

Story Time

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch Money Band Perfomance
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Book Signings

1:15 – 2:05

 

Book Your Imagination: Young Adult Books

Amy Carol Reeves

JE Thompson

Wes Phelan

M: Dinah Johnson

CreateSpace

Writing Workshop

Using Amazon to Reach Readers: Wondering how to reach customers for your unpublished book?

Thom Kephart

I: Jane Floyd Zenger

Collections of the South: Anthologies Celebrating Writers in Community

Cindi Boiter

Brian Carpenter

Curtis Worthington

M: Claudia Smith Brinson

Southern Bound

Walter Edgar in conversation with John S. Sledge

Humor and Heart: Women’s Fiction

Kim Boykin

Cassandra King

Kerry Reichs

M: Kathryn Hewitt

Book Signings

2:20 – 3:10

 Teen to Screen

M: Heather McCue

Food: A History of Cuisine in the Famously Hot City

Laura Aboyan

I: Nancy Brock

Short Stories

Cindi Boiter

Cliff Graubart

Stephanie Powell Watts

M: Michele Maitland

Joggling Board Press Presents…Tap Into Your Creative Mind and Write Your Story One Pearl at a Time

Workshop

Will Green

M: Susan Kammeraad-Campbell

 

The Complete Poems of James Dickey

Bronwen Dickey

John Lane

Ron Rash

M: Ward Briggs

Mysteries

Susan M. Boyer

Sasscer Hill

James M. Jackson

M: Paula Benson

Children’s Pavilion

Photo Time with Favorite books
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Story Time
2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

South Carolina Science Academy - Turn paper planes into a rubber-band propelled rocket! 3:20 - 4:00 p.m. 

 

Book Signings

3:20 - 4:00

(Writing Workshops are from 3:20 - 4:50)

Act Like You're Somebody!: What Your Grandmother Knows About Character Development

Workshop

Janna McMahan

I: Kendall Bell

90 minutes

3:20 – 4:50

You are Your Own Best Publicist

Workshop

Kathie Bennett

I: Lynda Bouchard

90 minutes

3:20 – 4:50

 

 

Warbranch Press: A Palmer Family Success Story

James Palmer

Kate Salley Palmer

I: Helen Fellers

 

 Kids in Print Out Loud

M: Heather McCue

Book Signings