2015 Exhibitors

Titus Joseph

“Our Curious World of Mirror Images: Reflections on how Symmetry Frames Reality, Powers Creation, and Provides Context for Life.”

Booth# 325
Category: Author

Thomas Black

Self-published book, Ten $1 Bills

The amazing true story of how God blessed ten one-dollar bills and built a bridge in Nicaragua.

Booth# 252
Category: Author

My First Books SC

A free early literacy book-by-mail program that provides high-quality age-appropriate books to South Carolina children from birth to age five.

The children’s books are selected by a blue ribbon committee of childhood education experts and include such beloved titles as The Little Engine That Could, The Snowy Day, Llama Llama Red Pajama, Madeline, The Story of Ferdinand and Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Stop by our table to enroll a child to receive monthly books or to become a supporter of this valuable program for children throughout South Carolina.

Booth# 324

Allen Paul Books

Book: “Honey the Dixie Dingo Dog: Champion of the Strays.” The protagonist: Honey herself. The author: Allen Paul

Booth# 212
Category: Author

Carole Morden

Dry Bones is a fun murder mystery, serving up humor straight from the fishbowl experiences of pastors’ wives. Jamie Storm Novels.

Booth# 551
Category: Author

Stephen Chesley

Stephen Chesley is a semi-abstract artist working primarily in oils, charcoal, and metal. His work has been featured in a number of solo and group exhibitions and has been honored with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Booth# 318
Category: Artist

Holladay House Publishing

Holladay House Publishing is a traditional independent book publisher, specializing in children’s books, cookbooks, and adult fiction and nonfiction.

Booth# 413
Category: Publisher

Colorworld Books

Believable and relatable superhero story with no capes, no spandex, no flying around, & no laserbeam eyeballs.

Booth# 553
Category: Author

Harrelson Press

Harrelson Press tells the stories of the forgotten, the silenced, and the oppressed. Stories have transformed our lives by helping us dream bigger. We choose stories that will do the same for our readers.We are always learning how we can do publishing better through conversations with Indie Publishers, Indie Bookstores, authors, and people in the publishing industry who are trying to transform the publishing industry. We use what we learn to tell stories better, so that our readers can lose themselves in a good book.

Read. Write. Transform.

Booth# 211
Category: Publisher

Cosby Media Productions

Cosby Media Productions is a new full-service entertainment company that focuses on new intellectual properties in the areas of books, magazines, radio, music, television and film.

Booth# 109
Category: Publisher

Naesha Parks, Author

Imagine experiencing the joy of childbirth only to have your world turned upside down nine days later. This is the true story of Naesha Parks. After blacking out, she went to the hospital where a blood clot was found, but doctors soon discovered that she was also experiencing a rare and deadly spontaneous coronary artery dissection, where two of the arteries of her heart had completely split.  While on the operating table, Naesha died. Doctors worked to revive her, but were not optimistic about her outcome. After being in a medically induced coma with her chest open for nine days, finally, slowly, she started to improve.

Booth# 111
Category: Author

Tonya Sharp Hyche, Fiction Author

Hyche writes fast-paced, crime thriller novels filled with unforgettable characters and head-spinning surprises. Her works include Data Bank, Faded Memories, Swept Away, Intersection of Lies, Glass Shadow, Breathless and the Just for You trilogy: Just for You, Fearless and Painted Fear.

All 9 titles will be available for sale and autographs.

Booth# 250
Category: Author

The Raggedy Owl

The Raggedy Owl children’s book and literary themed t-shirts.

Booth# 715
Category: Author

Poking the Bear Collaborative

Award winning Southern writers, J. Nelson Eldridge & Michael Easler, are on a quest to discover and declare the next generation of great stories.

Booth# 213
Category: Other

Virginia C. Hart and Meredith T. Taylor

SC independent author, Virginia C. Hart, is the creator of the new adult contemporary romance Fabulous Five Series. The first two installments of the series, Beneath the Lie and The Final Pairing, will both be available for purchase and autograph.


SC Author and Playwright, Meredith Taylor will be presenting her YA novel Churning Waters.

Set to the magical backdrop of Murrells Inlet, Churning Waters introduces the story of young Marguerite Westley. Margo discovers her family tree holds a secret link to the world of the Sironians – an underwater race of dark and powerful beings. Book Two of the Churning Water Series, Clashing Waters is set to be released summer 2015.



Booth# 704
Category: Author

Friends of the Dunwoody Library

Non-Profit Organization featuring Southern History, County and City History, Genealogy, Children’s Books, Railroadiana, Biography, Sets, Art & Photography and Signed Science Fiction & Fantasy.

Booth# 321


Bublish is a publishing technology company offering cloud-based tools, metrics and resources to equip business-savvy authors for success.

Booth# 106
Category: Other

Mercer University Press

Established in 1979, Mercer University Press has published more than 1400 books in the genres of Southern Studies, History, Civil War History, African American Studies, Appalachian Studies, Biography & Memoir, Fiction, Poetry, Religion, Biblical Studies, and Philosophy.

Publishing authors from across the United States and abroad, Mercer Press focuses on topics related to the culture of the South.  Always mindful of our Georgia roots, the Press is proud to work with some of the finest Southern writers in all genres. The reputation of the Press significantly enhances the academic environment of Mercer University and carries the name of Mercer and Macon, Georgia throughout the world.

Booth# 416
Category: University Press

Farley’s Fiction & Other Works

Dr. Farley’s novels range from historical fiction to literary/adventure/love stories. His scholarly works are in the fields of philosophy and religion.

Booth# 519
Category: Author

Terra Incognita Books

Four books: Down the Little Pee Dee: Paddling SC’s Legendary Blackwater River by W.S. Walker, The Natural History of Congaree Swamp by L.L. Gaddy and J.E. Cely, Alpine South by L.L. Gaddy, and Guide to the Little Pee Dee by L.L. Gaddy and W.S. Walker

Henry Porada

Children Picture books written by award winning local author and popular t-shirt “READING IS FUN”

Booth# 525
Category: Author

Sheri S Levy and Heather Marshall – Authors

Sheri S. Levy is the author of Seven Days to Goodbye and Heather Marshall is the author of The Thorn Tree.

Mix together a puppy raiser, her best friend, a boy with autism and older brothers, you get Seven Days to Goodbye.

The Thorn Tree chronicles three generations of women’s lives across two continents as they struggle to redefine themselves after loss.



Booth# 556
Category: Author

Joggling Board Press

Joggling Board Press is an award-winning publisher of fiction and non-fiction books in the spirit of the South. Stories define who we are and shape who we will become. Working with talented, like-minded people, we tell stories that matter.

Booth# 415
Category: Publisher

Hare Brand Ideas

Hare Brand Ideas writes, designs, and illustrates picture books, book covers, and specialty products.

Booth# 112
Category: Other

Boxer Publishing

Boxer Publishing’s booth will feature autographed copies of The College Chronicles: Freshman Milestones, the first novel of Charleston author Kelly Owen’s new adult series. Come get a copy and register for our giveaway: The Ultimate College Care Package. Great for anyone bound for college or already there!

Booth# 105
Category: Author

Paul Nielsen – Author

Paul W. Nielsen will be signing and selling copies of his newest releases in the medical suspense/paranormal genre: The Cambion (2014) and The Second Son (2015).

Booth# 411
Category: Author

Bubbleland Imagination Co.

Bubbleland Imagination Co., is a growing multimedia company that specializes in imagining and developing entertaining, character-building products for children.

Booth# 112
Category: Publisher

Ye Olde Bookbinder

Custom bookbinding and repair. Antique book restoration. Cloth, leather, bibles, thesis, self-published imprinting.

Booth# 327
Category: Other

Color Him Father Foundation

Award-winning international author D.A. (Dennis) Winstead graduated with an Economics degree from North Carolina State University and a Masters in Public Policy from George Washington University. Dennis began working for the United States Department of State soon after. As a senior government official for over twenty-three years, he focused on economic and security development policy and traveled extensively during his years of civil service-mostly in post-conflict countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. He now runs Color Him Father Foundation, a non-fatherhood empowerment non-profit operating in Africa.

Booth# 226

Olivia Washington

Olivia is a local SC author. Looking forward to meeting everyone, to sell, and to also autograph her novels!

Booth# 523
Category: Author

Kim Boykin, Author

Kim Boykin and Susan Boyer will meet and talk with readers and autograph books. All of their titles will be available.


Booth# 549
Category: Author

South Carolina State Library

The South Carolina State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. The Library serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.

Booth# 214

South Carolina Arts Commission

The South Carolina Arts Commission promotes the arts statewide by providing services, grants and leadership in arts education, community arts development and artist development.

Booth# 216
Category: Other

Ahlumba Harris

Ahlumba Harris is an independent author of four inspirational books that have a passion for purpose and a desire to encourage anyone who has lost hope to realize that it’s never too late to reach for and obtain greater.

Booth# 552
Category: Author

Confusion Press

Publishers of historian Annette Laing’s “smart and funny” time-travel series for middle grades and young-adult readers.

Booth# 311
Category: Publisher

YouthLight, Inc.

YouthLight is an educational publishing company dedicated to providing counselors, educators, and other professionals with useful materials to help maximize their effectiveness with youth. YouthLight provides exciting books, interactive lessons, games, and other products relating to topics such as Relational Aggression, Self-Regulation, Social Skills, Biblio-Guidance, and other Developmental Counseling Tools.

Booth# 210
Category: Publisher

Warbranch Press

Warbranch Press publishes picture books for children by South Carolina author, Kate Salley Palmer. They also publish books that emphasize family stories and South Carolina history.

Booth# 102
Category: Publisher

Relevant Pages Press

Relevant Pages Press publishes current Christian books with the goal of making the Bible relevant again in today’s culture.

Booth# 207
Category: Publisher

Hub City Press

Hub City Press is a non-profit independent press in Spartanburg, SC that publishes well-crafted, high-quality works by new and established authors, with an emphasis on the Southern experience. We are committed to high-caliber novels, short stories, poetry, plays, memoir, and works emphasizing regional culture and history. We are particularly interested in books with a strong sense of place.

Booth# 202
Category: Publisher

Alice at 150 – Greater Columbia Literacy Council

Honoring the sesquicentennial year of the publication of Alice in Wonderland, the Greater Columbia Literacy Council (Turning Pages) will display editions of Alice, Carroll biographies and commentaries. Events will include a dramatization of the Mad Tea Party in the Children’s Pavilion, an Alice literary quiz with prizes for all and weekend-long impersonations of many unforgettable characters─ Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, and the March Hare.

Share the Joy of Reading!    Become a Reading Tutor Volunteer!

Call 803-782-1210 or write: literacycolumbia@gmail.com

Or Visit the Website: www.turning-pages.org

Booth# 205

Susan M. Boyer, Author

Susan Boyer & Kim Boykin will meet and talk with readers and autograph books. All of their titles will be available.


Booth# 549
Category: Author

School of Library and Information Science – SC Center for Children’s Books and Literacy

The School of Library and Information Science – South Carolina Center for Children’s Books and Literacy is an examination collection including award winning books and newly published children’s titles for use by all interested in children’s literature and reading. Also, it is the home of USC’s Cocky’s Reading Express which is an outreach for family literacy throughout the state.

Booth# 201

The Art Spirit – Bobbi Adams

Full color 100 page book in two volumes, “Gatherings from the Garden.” Roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds.

Booth# 412
Category: Author

Grey Wolfe Publishing, LLC

Grey Wolfe Publishing is an independent, small press publishing house headquartered in Michigan.  We have embraced a “hybrid” approach to publishing, in that we aim to provide authors with the services of the “big” houses, with the attention to detail and affordability the “vanity” presses don’t provide.  Our goal is to support authors equally, providing them with the best in editing, production, sales and marketing services possible within our mutually beneficial “Pack” approach.  As a family, authors, editors, illustrators, book ambassadors and publisher each support and enrich the company, our Pack, and readers’ experience of the written word.

Booth# 206
Category: Publisher