Keynote Talk, Q&A, and Book Signing with Author Mary Alice Monroe


October 17th   6:30pm

This event will be held at the Ocean City Free Public Library and is free and open the the public.

More details to be announced!


Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of 27 books, including the bestselling The Beach House series. Monroe also writes children’s picture books and a new middle grade fiction series, The Islanders. Monroe is a member of the South Carolina Academy of Authors’ Hall of Fame, and her books have received numerous awards, including the South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing, the South Carolina Award for Literary Excellence, the SW Florida Author of Distinction Award, the RT Lifetime Achievement Award, the International Book Award for Green Fiction, the Henry Bergh Award for Children’s Fiction, and her novel, A Lowcountry Christmas won the prestigious Southern Prize for Fiction. The Beach House is a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, starring Andie McDowell. Several of her novels are optioned for film. She is the co-creator and co-host of the weekly web show and podcast Friends & Fiction. Monroe is also an active conservationist and serves on several boards. She lives on the South Carolina coast, which is a source of inspiration for many of her books.