Local author book signings

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• Janet Garrity ‘Goin’ Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands’: Beaufort author and photographer Janet Garrity will be signing copies of her book “Goin’ Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands” at McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay Street, Beaufort, on Friday, October 24, 2 to 5 p.m.  “Sea Island fish camps are a very old, generational tradition that is part of being raised on these waters,” said Garrity, “It’s a great gift for people who love the Lowcountry.” The book, the first ever published about fish camps, is full of dramatic photos and clever writings, which make this coffee-table style book a slice of Lowcountry history. For information about the book signing, call McIntosh Book Shoppe at 843-524-1066. For a preview of the book, or to order a copy online, go to www.garrity.com. Garrity will also be signing copies of her book and showcasing her photography at Salt Gallery, 802 Bay Street, on Saturday, October 25, 3 to 6 p.m. during downtown Beaufort’s October Art Walk.

• Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer’s ‘SOUTH’: Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer will be signing copies of her new book “SOUTH, What It Means To Be Here In Heart Or In Spirit,” a collection of essays and images by local notables. The signing will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. outside McIntosh Book Shoppe on Bay Street in Beaufort. Call 524-1066. Also, meet the author at City Java for a book signing on the morning of Wednesday, October 29, from 7 to 9 a.m. Purchase your book for local pick up by emailing booksales@starbooks.biz. Pick up from the Beaufort Regional Chamber Visitor’s Center, located at the Arsenal, 713 Craven Street, with your paid receipt.

• Millie West ‘Catherine’s Crossing’: Millie West, author of the southern novels “Cast Net” and “Catherine’s Crossing,” will be signing copies of her books on Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at McIntosh Book Shoppe on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. Call 843-524-4075.

• Brian Wanamaker McCreight: Brian Wanamaker McCreight, author of “Great Googly Moogly, The Lowcountry Liar’s Tales of History & Mystery,” will be signing copies of his book on Saturday, November 1 from 12 to 3 p.m. outside McIntosh Book Shoppe on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort.  The author is a professional storyteller and musician.  He holds degrees in literature,anthropology, and library science, and is a licensed tour guide in Charleston.  For information, please call 524-1066.