News & Events

3/1/2016 – When You Pass Through Waters: Words of Hope and Healing from Your Favorite Authors was nominated for “The Death of Santini Nonfiction Prize” from SIBA. The awards were renamed this year to honor beloved author Pat Conroy. Finalists to be announced in April, winners in July. Click here for the Long List.

2/10/2016 – Bookends in North Myrtle Beach has recommended When You Pass Through Waters on their Best Books of 2015 page.

12/29/2015 – Dr. Michael Bassett, 2015 Pushcart Prize nominee, was featured in Hilton Head Monthly magazine in an article, “What makes a good school?” Bassett contributed a poem to When You Pass Through Waters entitled, “Gather at the River.”

12/25/2015 – “Local Writer Joins Water Disaster Relief Effort” Poet and novelist Fred Bassett and his son Michael Bassett were two writers featured in an article in the Greenwood Index-Journal on Christmas for contributing their works to When You Pass Through Waters.

11/25/2015- “Book Written for Water Disaster ReliefWhen You Pass Through Waters was featured in Hotty Toddy , an online publication for Oxford and Ole Miss, with quotes from authors Julie Cantrell, Lisa Wingate, and Bret Lott.

11/19/2015 – “A Good Read for Great CauseWhen You Pass Through Waters was Featured in the Greenville News.

11/18/2015- When You Pass Through Waters was featured in Lady Banks’ Commonplace Book, an e-newsletter for SIBA booksellers and readers. A portion of Karen White’s essay, “Terra Firma,” was shared as well.
“A meditation on water, an anthology of heartfelt poetry and prose such as only a group of southerners could create, and a gesture of love and respect for people in need.” – Lady Banks’ Commonplace Book

11/8/2015 – number1Nine days before pub date and within 24 hours of revealing the book to the public, When You Pass Through Waters became the #1 New Release in Poetry Anthologies on Amazon. This should be exciting news for those whose poetry is featured in the book, including Fred Bassett, Michael Bassett, Signe Pike, Marjory Wentworth, and Eva Marie Everson.WBlogo

Upcoming Events

Fri, Sep 23, 2016
3:00 – 5:00 PM
When You Pass Through Waters author panel (Signe Pike, Dorothy McFalls, Dianne Miley, Nicole Seitz) and book signing
Charleston Area Convention Center
Southern Women’s Show
North Charleston, SC

Sat, Oct 22, 2016
10:00 – 11:00 AM (FREE)
Lowcountry Local Favorites Panel featuring James McTeer II (Minnow), Ellen Malphrus (Untying the Moon), Roger Pinckney (Crying in the Wilderness), Sallie Ann Robinson (Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way), and Nicole Seitz (When You Pass through Waters), moderated by John Warley
University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts (805 Carteret St.)
Pat Conroy Literary Festival
Beaufort, SC

Past Events

Fri, Feb 26, 2016
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Author/Illustrator Reception (Nicole Seitz)
South Carolina Council International Reading Conference, Marriott Resort
Hilton Head, SC

Sat, Feb 20, 2016
2:00 – 3:00 PM
When You Pass Through Waters panel (Julie Cantrell, Marjory Wentworth, Nicole Seitz)
The Columbia Museum of Art, Deckle Edge Book Festival,
Columbia, SC

Fri, Feb 19, 2016
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Editing Literary Anthologies panel (Nicole Seitz and 5 other editors)
1216 Taylor Street, Deckle Edge Book Festival,
Columbia, SC

Fri, Dec 11, 2015
5:00-7:00 PM
Multi-Author Book Launch Party (Nicole Seitz, Marjory Wentworth, Dorothy McFalls, Dianne Miley, Michael Bassett…)
Blue Bicycle Books, King St.
Charleston, SC

Fri, Dec 11, 2015
10:00-11:00 AM
Lowcountry Live Television Appearance
WCIV Channel 4
Mount Pleasant, SC

Sat, Nov 21, 2015
2:00 PM
Book Signing (Nicole Seitz with Sarah Loudin Thomas)
Fiction Addiction, 1175 Woods Crossing Rd #5
Greenville, SC

When You Pass Through Waters: Words of Hope and Healing from Your Favorite Authors was released on November 17, 2015.

Mon, Nov 16, 2015
5:20 PM CT/6:20 PM EST
Radio Appearance
All Things Southern Radio Show (Click here to listen live online).
Monroe, LA

Sun, Nov 15, 2015
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Book Signing (Signe Pike, Bret Lott, Marjory Wentworth, Nicole Seitz, Dorothy McFalls)
Lowcountry Author Book Sale and Signing
Upper Lance Hall, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC

Sat, Nov 14, 2015
11:00 AM -3:00 PM
Book Signing (Nicole Seitz, Cassandra King)
Lowcountry Reads Book Fair Benefiting Heritage Library
Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Pkwy
Hilton Head Island, SC


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