Programs at The Powder Magazine




Ken Burger
Salkehatchie Soup

October 17th
Salkehatchie Soup offers a fictional setting to the very real issue of nuclear waste stored underground in rural South Carolina. Burger's origins in hard-hitting journalism left him with a desire to expose controversial issues affecting his home state. He ties both historical and current events into a tightly woven tale of government espionage and the effects it can have on people from all walks of life.

Lunch provided by Dixie Supply Bakery & Cafe










Salkehatchie Soup

Dixie Supply Bakery
William Baldwin and Selden Hill
These Our Offerings

October 24th
Baldwin and Hill discuss their book, These Our Offerings: A Place & Time of Southern Magic, a work of poetry and photography depicting both famous and ordinary scenes of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Each poem is a lyrical celebration of the ordinary, like the photographs that inspired them.

Lunch Provided by Eli's Table.












These Our Offerings

Eli's Table
Doyle Boggs, Ph.D.
The Amazing Mayor Grace

October 31st
Boggs discusses Mayor John P. Grace and the making of modern Charleston (1874-1940). A biographical sketch of Charleston's first Catholic mayor and his influence in the city. This work is Volume 3 of Evening Post Book's Charleston Reader Series.

Lunch Provided by The Griffon Tavern.














The Amazing Mayor Grace

The Griffon Tavern
Rose Tomlin
Duel of the Heart

November 7th
Tomlin's historical fiction novel is about the life of Theodosia Burr Alston and the controversy Burr experienced as a result of her love for her father and husband, two very powerful political figures during the infancy of the United States.

Lunch will provided by Bocci's Italian Restaurant.














Dual Of The Heart

Boccis Restaurant
Damon Fordham
Mr. Potts & Me

November 14th
Fordham discusses Mr. Potts & Me: The Power of Storytelling, a story of a young man and his relationship with an elderly neighbor who serves as a father figure to him in Charleston, S.C. following the Civil Rights Movement.

Lunch will be provided by Wholly Cow.












Mr. Potts & Me

Wholly Cow
Tony Bartelme
Second Chance: The Mark Sanford Story

November 21st
Bartelme discusses the story of Mark Sanford's epic rise in politics, the betrayal that led to his disgrace, and his quest for redemption.

Lunch will be provided by Lowcountry Bistro.














Second Chance: The Mark Sanford Story

Lowcountry Bistro