Book and Author

Celebrating 28 Years of bringing best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning authors to Charleston S.C.

What is Book & Author?

The Post and Courier’s Book and Author Luncheon is the most prestigious and well-attend literary luncheon in the Southeast, now celebrating 28 years of bringing international, best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning authors to Charleston S.C.

Book & Author Luncheon Alumni is made up of an extensive list of prestigious authors including:  Frank McCourt, Michael Connelly, Leslie Stahl, Elizabeth Gilbert, John Berendt, David Baldacci, A. Scott Berg, and Harry Hamlin.  View a full list of previous authors here.


Upcoming Event Details:

Date:  Friday, August 14, 2020
Time:  12:00 PM
Where:  Charleston Marriott Hotel
Guests:  Adriana Trigiani will return as our co-host! She will be joined on stage by W. Bruce Cameron and Kristan Higgins. We will announce updates on other guest authors as they are confirmed.

Safety Protocol Amid COVID-19:

The safety of our guests is of the utmost importance. Therefore, we will reduce our August 14, event capacity to 320. We will stagger entry times to avoid crowding in hallways, and exceed CDC regulations for COVID 19. We will keep our guests and sponsors updated with any changes as we continue to plan this event with the safety of our guests, staff and volunteers as a top-priority.


Event Audience Insight:

For 28 years, The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., has hosted the largest and most prominent Book & Author event in the Southeastern United States, providing literary entertainment to approximately 700 avid readers per event. Each year the luncheons are highly anticipated and guaranteed sell-outs

  • The typical audience member is female with an age range between 35 and 70 years old. Most audience members attend the event annually and purchase tables or multiple tables to accommodate as many book club members as possible.
  • Relevant business categories of potential & previous sponsors include:  Wealth Management, Health Care Providers, Retirement Facilities, Colleges, Luxury Cars, Real Estate, Apparel, Jewelry Stores, etc.


How can your business benefit from a sponsorship?

The Post and Courier is here to help you!

Complete the form on this page for questions about nominations or sponsorship opportunities. A member of our sales team will be happy to assist you!






Book and Author is an event of South Carolina Event Productions