Burry bookstore hosts moveable feast
HARTSVILLE — Burry Bookstore is pleased to present its third annual A Moveable Feast. This will be a great evening of literature celebration. We have a great line-up of authors that write in a diverse array of genres covering everything from historic fiction to murder mysteries and even poetry. There is truly something for all lovers of literature to enjoy.
Guests of this event will be engage with each author as they move table to table in a play on “speed dating”. Guests will also enjoy a delicious three course meal catered by Hidden Treasures as well as a selection of beer and wine. An added treat this year is that the choice of one book is also included in the ticket price.
Tickets are $50 and are on sale both at Burry Bookstore and at https:// squareup.com/store/burry-bookstore/. A Moveable Feast will be held at Burry Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. and the festivities will continue at The Rooftop Bar at the Mantissa after the event. The authors will also be available for a meet and greet at Burry Bookstore on Saturday, June 23rd from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. This is a free event. The Mantissa Executive Suites and Spa is the presenting sponsor of A Moveable Feast and the Oak Manor Inn is a contributing sponsor. Below is a bit of information about each author and their books.
Susan M. Boyer - Lowcountry Bookshop. Susan was born and raised in Faith, North Carolina. She attended N.C State University, Catawba College, and the College of Charleston. After a career in computer programming she decided that it was time to pursue her true passion, writing. She has had great success with her Liz Talbot Mystery Series and her seventh book, Lowcountry Bookshop will be featured at A Moveable Feast. In this novel, set in historic downtown Charleston, Liz Talbot must make sense of a mysterious death and its connection to a small bookshop on King Street. She is a USA Today Best Selling Author and her series received the Agatha award.
Tim Conroy - Theologies of Terrain. Tim Conroy has spent his career working in special education. While he was passionate about writing, life tends to get in the way. After the death of his brother Pat Conroy, an icon of Southern Literature including South of Broad and The Prince of Tides, he was moved to write and publish Theologies of Terrain, a beautiful compilation of poetry. This work was edited and guided along with the help of Ed Madden, the Poet Laureate of Columbia, SC.
Susan Crandall - The Myth of Perpetual Summer. Susan Crandall is a lifelong book lover but in recent years she has discovered her talent for writing. During her career as a dental hygienist she began to edit her sister’s writing and discovered her own passion. Her first book received a RITA Award and two National Reader’s Choice Awards. She will be presenting her brand new novel, The Myth of Perpetual Summer at A Moveable Feast. This novel is a beautiful work of southern literature that tells the story of one girl’s struggle to hold together a dysfunctional family in the 1960’s.
Michele Moore - The Cigar Factory. Michele Moore has served as a fellow in the Piedmont College English Department. She was the 2006 finalist for the Bellwether Prize for Literature. She has won awards and grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Kentucky Arts Council. In her novel, The Cigar Factory she creates an empowering story of families and friendships forged through struggle, loss, and redemption set against the backdrop of Charleston at the turn of the century. She captures the culture and the language in a remarkable way that brings her characters to life.
Sheryl Parbhoo - The Unexpected Daughter. Sheryl Parbhoo lives and writes just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. She discovered her passion for writing through blogging. Her blog, Southern Life Indian Wife has been an avenue for her to share stories about her family and the blending of her southern background and her husband’s Indian background. Overcoming cultural barriers in life, love, and society is her passion and she draws on this in her novel, The Unexpected Daughter. In this novel she weaves together a story of love and family through her characters Jenny and Roshan and their intercultural relationship.
Nicole Seitz - The Cage Maker. Nicole Seitz grew up on Hilton Head Island and now resides in Charleston which she credits with inspiring her southern characters. She attended UNC Chapel Hill and received a B.A. in Communications and Journalism. She will be presenting her book The Cage Maker at A Moveable Feast. It is a truly unique style of story telling and she captures the life of her characters through documents and dialect. It is best described as “part love story, and part horror and madness”.