Letters About Literature is a reading-writing contest that encourages students to write a personal letter to an author, living or dead, from any genre, explaining how that author’s work changed your way of thinking about the world or yourself.
More than 2000 students from across the state will gather at the South Carolina State House on Tuesday, April 2, to celebrate reading at the 2019 South Carolina Read-In.
Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program.
Every year, a list of books representing the literary heritage of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S.
The South Carolina Arts Commission, Hub City Press, the College of Charleston, and the South Carolina State Library are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 South Carolina Novel Prize is Scott Sharpe for his manuscript “Whispering into the Wind.”
For the fourth consecutive year, the South Carolina Center for the Book will participate in Route One Reads, a roadtrip-inspired reading list that explores various genres through the network of state Center for the Book affiliates located along Route 1.
For the third consecutive year, the South Carolina Center for the Book will participate in the Route One Reads initiative, a program under the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.