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Fans gather at Augusta University for Georgia Literary Festival

...a gloomy Saturday morning ? but over 150 people showed up to hear him talk about his publication journey, and how Pat Conroy coaxed him to make the switch from sports writer to novelist. Sixteen novels later, he's still at it.Other popular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-11-12/fans-gather-augusta-university-geor
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia author Kay, more to speak at literary festival

...sportswriter.But it was a bluff from famed Georgia author Pat Conroy that paved Kay's way for becoming a novelist.Kay...approached by writers saying, 'Can you do that for me what Pat Conroy did for you?' and my response has been, 'The publishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-03/ramblin-rhodes-georgi
Writing talents took root here, continue to grow

...Jacob Jump by Morris takes place down the Savannah River and is winning purple praise from best-selling novelist Pat Conroy. Brackett, whose first novel, The Key of Elyon, received the 2014 Frank Yerby Award, was recently named Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-24/writing-talents-took-root-here-cont
By the Book: History professor pens book on slavery

...miles of bad luck. Augusta readers will recognize local landmarks in the first chapters. In the novel's foreword Pat Conroy, writes, "The midlands city of Augusta has been underserved and undiscovered in Southern letters ... Morris brings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-08-06/book-history-professor-p
Look no farther than Georgia writers for summer reading

...air of the Southern literary stratosphere when he inked a book deal with Story River Books, which has Southern author Pat Conroy as editor-at-large. Conroy also wrote the foreword to Jacob Jump. It hits bookstores in August.? Sometimes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-23/look-no-farther-georgia-
By the Book: Augusta Chosen as host for 2015 Georgia Literary Festival

...attracts nearly 6,000 booklovers, will be held in Columbia from May 15-17 and will host dozens of authors including Pat Conroy, Rick Bragg, and Dorothea Benton Frank. Admission is free. Find more information at scbookfestival.org. CONGRATULATIONS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-07/book-augusta-chosen-host
Wine Time: Fable Mountain Vineyards Jackal Bird 2012, South Africa

...it wonderful with food.The gumbo is one I have been making for several years, loosely based on a recipe by author Pat Conroy. It is loaded with chicken, shrimp, crab, crawfish tails, Andouille and bacon. The dish takes most of the day to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-01-06/wine-time-fable-mount
Wine Time: Martinsancho Rueda Verdejo 2012, Spain

...My wife, Teri, and I had this wine with gumbo, which took all day to cook but was worth the effort. I start with Pat Conroy's recipe, which is a great recipe, and add a few things such as okra and more seasonings. It starts with a roux...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-11-26/wine-time-martinsanch
Clemson student's turtle project takes dark twist

...to cross the road," Weaver said.Running over turtles even has a place in Southern lore.In South Carolina author Pat Conroy's semi-autobiographical novel The Great Santini, a fighter-pilot father squishes turtles during a late-night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-27/clemson-students-turtle-proje
Best-selling books

...Stockett (Putnam/Amy Einhorn) 5. "Hothouse Orchid" by Stuart Woods (Putnam Adult) 6. "South of Broad" by Pat Conroy (Nan A. Talese) 7. "Alex Cross's Trial" by James Patterson, Richard DiLallo (Little, Brown) 8. "The Year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/04/liv_550530.shtml
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