2020 South Carolina Academy of Authors Induction Weekend, University of South Carolina Aiken, Friday, 17. April 2020

Join us on April 17-19, 2020, as we induct Pam Durban, Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, Andrew Geyer, and James M. Legare into the South Carolina Academy of Authors for their outstanding literary contributions to our state.

April 17, 2020
Oswald Distinguished Writers Series featuring three 2020 SCAA inductees Pam Durban, Steven Naifeh, and Andrew Geyer
Main Stage, Etherredge Center, USC-Aiken7:30-8:30 p.m. readings/presentations by three authors
8:30 p.m. book signing in lobby
Free and open to the public, no tickets required
April 18, 2020
Dedication of Gravesite of James M. Legare as American Library Association Literary Landmark
St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church, 125 Pendleton Street, Aiken, 29801
2:00 p.m.: ceremony and reception
Free and open to the public
April 18, 2020Induction Dinner and Ceremony honoring all five 2020 SCAA inductees
Etherredge Center Gallery, USC-Aiken6:00 p.m. reception followed by sit-down dinner and ceremony
Business attire
Paid reservations required (see payment information below) 
April 19, 2020Brunch honoring the 2020 winners of the Coker and Nickens Fellowships and Student Prizes
The Willcox
100 Colleton Avenue SW, Aiken, 29801
10:00 a.m. brunch and readings by fellowship and prize winners
Business attire
Paid reservations required (see payment information below)
April 19, 2020
Dedication of Historical Marker under auspices of Aiken County Historical Society
Legare-Morgan Cottage
241 Laurens Street, Aiken, 29801
1:30 p.m.: ceremony, reception, cottage open house
Free and open to the public

For the April 18, 2020 SCAA Dinner Ceremony at USCA’s Etherredge Center:$55 for individual (includes wine reception, sit-down dinner, and ceremony)$100 for couple (includes reception, dinner, and ceremony for you and guest)
For the April 19, 2020 SCAA Fellowship Brunch at the Willcox$15 per individual for Sunday brunch and readings by fellowship/student prize winners 
Checks are also accepted in payment. Please indicate on the memo line: number of seats requested at the April 18 dinner and/or the April 19 brunch and/or the amount of the should be made payable to SC Academy of Authors and mailed to the following address:The SC Academy of Authors701 Gervais StreetSuite 150-195Columbia, SC 29201

In addition to your attendance at SCAA induction weekend events, please consider making a tax-deductible donation.
All donations must be received by March 31, 2020 to be acknowledged in the printed program for the SCAA dinner and ceremony. Donor categories are as follows: Partners ($1,000 and above), Sponsors ($700-999), Patrons ($500-699), Sustainers ($300-499), Stewards ($100-299), and Supporters (to $99).All paid dinner/brunch reservations and donations help support the educational mission of the South Carolina Academy of Authors, a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose principal purpose is to honor the state’s most distinguished writers and encourage the reading of their works. 

Friday, 17. April 2020, University of South Carolina Aiken, 2020 South Carolina Academy of Authors Induction Weekend



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