Clemson Literary Festival

The Clemson Literary Festival is held each spring on campus and around the city of Clemson. Since its beginning in 2008, it has hosted over forty speakers. The 2010 Festival is in the planning stages.

Learn more about the 2009 Clemson Literary Festival, which featured Claire Bateman, Doris Betts, Ronald Moran, Kate Salley Palmer, George Singleton, and many other writers!

Learn more about the 2008 Clemson Literary Festival, which featured Dave Eggers, Richard Michelson, Ron Rash, Vivian Shipley, and other distinguished writers. This first gathering of literature-lovers also celebrated The South Carolina Review's fortieth anniversary.

Past Speakers



James Dickey Celebration (Sept. 15-16, 2004)

Clemson Fiction Reading Series, 2002-2003

Attending writers were Vivian Shipley, Brock Clarke, and Molly Knight. View a report on the series by Sissy McKee.