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Camden couple to be featured at S.C. Book Festival
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L. Glen and Joan A. Inabinet of Camden, co-authors of “A History of Kershaw County, South Carolina,” will be featured at the 15th annual S.C. Book Festival to be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Friday through Sunday.

Glen Inabinet taught history at Camden High School for 30 years. A native of Orangeburg, and a graduate of the University of South Carolina, he is a freelance writer, editor and photographer and a past president and board member of the Kershaw County Historical Society and the Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies.

A native of Camden and graduate of Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina, Joan Inabinet is a retired high school English teacher. Now a freelance writer and editor, she is a former president and board member of the Kershaw County Historical Society, for which she serves as newsletter and website editor. She has written or edited seven previous local history works, two in collaboration with her husband, Glen.

The S.C. Book Festival’s weekend activities will feature more than 120 award-winning authors discussing their literary works and other interesting topics. Authors will also autograph copies of books and have books on site for purchase. Additionally, more than 100 exhibitors will have booths -- including several antiquarian book sellers -- where guests can shop. Saturday and Sunday events are open and free to the public, and all seats for author presentations are on a first-come basis. Visit www.scbookfestival.org for more information on the event, which is a program of the Humanities Council S.C.