Meet authors who were born in South Carolina. Learn about their books and writing process.

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Patti Callahan Henry - Author | The Big Picture
Patti Callahan Henry - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Patti Callahan Henry, “the Fresh Face of Southern Literature.” Patti’s path to writing is unique. She started her adult life as a nurse, and found herself writing after she found out her daughter...
Tom Feelings' Books | National Book Month
Tom Feelings' Books | National Book Month

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Books illustrated by Tom Feelings: Soul Looks Back in Wonder Now Sheba Sings Jambo Means Hello Moja Means One The Middle Passage Tom feelings died on August 25, 2003. Learn more about Tom feelings and...
Tom Feelings | National Book Month
Tom Feelings | National Book Month

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Tom Feelings describes himself as a "storyteller in picture form." Through his artwork, Tom allows the reader to discover diverse people, places, and events from around the world. Tom lived in Africa...
Idella Bodie's Books | National Book Month
Idella Bodie's Books | National Book Month

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Books by Idella Bodie: Secret of Telfair Inn A Hunt for Life's Extras: The Story of Archibald Rutledge The Mystery of the Pirates Treasure Stranded Ghost in the Capitol Whopper: A Novel South Carolina...
Idella Bodie | National Book Month
Idella Bodie | National Book Month

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Have you ever wanted to read a book set in your own hometown? Chances are Idella Bodie would like to write one for you. Many of Idella's books are set in familiar places - Charleston, Lake Murray...
Matt Christopher's Books | National Book Month
Matt Christopher's Books | National Book Month

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Books by Matt Christopher: All-Star Fever Baseball Flyhawk Baseball Jokes and Riddles Baseball Pals The Basket Counts Catch that Pass Catcher with a Glass Arm Center Court Sting Challenge at Second...
Matt Christopher | National Book Month
Matt Christopher | National Book Month

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Matt Christopher transformed his love for sports into the setting for his numerous books for young readers. Baseball, basketball, soccer, football, hockey, mountainbiking, snowboarding, tennis - you...
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month
Ching Yeung Russell | National Book Month

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It is difficult enough to write a book in English, but can you imagine being able to write in two different languages? Author Ching Yeung Russell was born in China and her first stories were written...