The 2015 SCBook Festival takes place May 15–17 in Columbia.

In 2014, more than 90 authors, poets, and presenters took the stage on Saturday and Sunday; and hundreds of attendees waited in line to have books signed by beloved authors and presenters, from Nikki Giovanni to Lee Smith to Christopher Paul Curtis. Overall, close to 6,500 people participated in the 2014 festival, a record attendance for the event.

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Authors

Authors

The SC Book Festival presents a diverse group of over 80 national, regional, and local authors in solo and panel presentations over the festival weekend.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors

During the SC Book Festival, the Exhibit Hall will be packed with exhibitors representing the best of local, regional, and national book dealers, antiquarians, publishers, independent presses, writers’ collectives, educational groups, individual writers, and non-profit organizations.

Book Signings

Book Signings

Authors featured at the SC Book Festival in solo and panel presentations will also be available to autograph books following their sessions.

Children's Pavilion

Children's Pavilion

The SC Book Festival features a Children’s Pavilion on Saturday and Sunday of the festival with storytelling, performances, music, crafts, and more!

Opening Reception

Opening Reception

The SC Book Festival and its partners host an Opening Night Reception. Come mingle with Book Festival authors and enthusiasts!

Writing Workshops

Writing Workshops

The Writing Workshops offered by the SC Book Festival bring writers together with authors, publicists, publishers, and other industry professionals to learn about best practices in writing and publishing.