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Exciting Announcement about the SC Book Festival

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The Board of Directors of The Humanities CouncilSC announces that the SCBook Festival, a literary fixture in Columbia since 1997, will change its format for 2016. Funded and organized by The Humanities CouncilSC, the festival will evolve into an exciting new set of literary initiatives that will be available year-round and reach a wide and diverse audience in every corner of South Carolina.

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Center Chooses Amelia Bedelia to Represent South Carolina at National Book Festival

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The South Carolina State Library’s Center for the Book has selected Amelia Bedelia, by Peggy Parrish (HarperCollins Publishers), to represent South Carolina at the 2015 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.  The book is the state’s selection for the National Book Festival’s Discover Great Places Through Reading map.  Each state selects

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Center Announces 2014-2015 Letters About Literature Winners

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The South Carolina Center for the Book is pleased to announce the nine winners in this year’s Letters About Literature contest.  These outstanding students will be honored at the South Carolina State Library in Columbia at an award ceremony on Wednesday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m.  Contest judges and South Carolina State Library Foundation members will be on hand to welcome attendees and present aw

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature South Carolina Poet Ray McManus

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April is National Poetry Month. Join us at the South Carolina State Library on Wednesday, April 15 at noon to hear South Carolina poet Ray McManus discuss his latest book, Punch. Poems, published by Hub City Press. Punch. is a call for the claw-hammer, a hymn to the steel toe, and a series of lonely missives from truck cabs and office cubicles.

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