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Meet the Author of "Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson"

January 24, 2008 03:36 PM
The 12th Annual South Carolina Book Festival will feature children’s author Sue Stauffacher and her recent book, Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson. This book coincided with the 50th anniversary of South Carolina native, Althea Gibson’s historic win at Wimbledon and was featured on NPR.

The festival will be February 22-24 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  Listen to local, regional and national authors discuss their writing in a relaxed atmosphere, shop the many exhibitor booths, and get books signed or appraised.  More than 75 authors and poets will be attending the festival including Cassandra King, Josephine Humphreys, Sallie Ann Robinson, Kwame Dawes, George Singleton, South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth, and many others.  Admission Saturday and Sunday is free.  Special ticketed events include Friday master classes, an opening night reception featuring author Kevin O’Keefe, and Brunching with Authors on Sunday morning.  Registration for these special events is available online at

For more information on the SC Book Festival visit the website at