Clemson University held its eleventh annual Literary Festival April 4-6.
The Literary Festival began as a way to uphold the tradition of the great writers and thinkers who have come through Clemson University. The festival’s website cites the likes of James Dickey and Barry Hannah as inspiration for the event. Each year, Clemson invites authors and poets from all across the country to read their work and host panels at the university. Several of these writers have won Pulitzer Prizes or other prestigious awards. While some have connections to the Upstate, many make their first visit to South Carolina to attend this festival. Since its inception in 2008, the Literary Festival has brought more than 100 writers to Clemson. … Continue readingClemson Lit Fest features Upstate, Pulitzer Prize-winning writers