Blue Bicycle Books, Charleston, SC

Literary Dogs and Their South Carolina Writers book release!

Thurs., Nov. 29, 5 – 7, Charleston authors and their canines will be on hand to celebrate the release of the anthology Literary Dogs and Their South Carolina Writers (Hub City Press, pb., 140 pp, &19.95) at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King St. Dorothea Benton Frank, Mary Alice Monroe, Christopher Dickey, Josephine Humphreys, Marjory Wentworth, Nicole Seitz, Beth Webb Hart, John Lane, and Betsy Teter will introduce their dogs as well as participate in a panel discussion about writers and their dogs. A book signing and reception will follow. Blue Bicycle Books is excited to join Hub City Press and the Charleston Library Society as sponsors of this event.

In Literary Dogs & Their South Carolina Writers twenty-five of the Palmetto State’s most beloved authors introduce you to their most memorable dogs. There is Padgett Powell’s “Ode to Spode,” Josephine Humphreys’ paean to a poodle, and Roger Pinckney’s Daufuskie Dog-ageddon. Meet Marshall Chapman’s Impy, Mindy Friddle’s Otto, Beth Webb Hart’s Bo Peep, and more. From bird dogs to bad dogs, wild dogs to café dogs, get to know these canines and their literary companions. Other authors featured include: Elise Blackwell, Lou Dishler, Andrew Geyer, Dot Jackson, Dinah Johnson, Drew Lanham, Melinda Long, Janna McMahan, Kate Salley Palmer, Mark Powell, and Glenis Redmond.

A portion of proceeds from book sales will be donated to the Charleston Animal Society. An admission donation of $5 is appreciated. To make sure you can get into this event, please register here.

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