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Wild Dunes Resort Announces Annual 2020 Author Series with Mary Alice Monroe

Includes New VIP Weekend Package Featuring Four Famed Female Authors Including Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe

CHARLESTON, S.C., October 14, 2019 – Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel located in Charleston, S.C. is thrilled to announce the 2020 installment of its annual Author Series featuring New York Times bestselling author and Lowcountry native Mary Alice Monroe. Taking place Sunday, January 19, 2020, this year’s Author Series will feature a panel discussion between Mary Alice and three other award-winning authors- Elizabeth Berg, Signe Pike and Kate Quinn. Attendees will have the rare opportunity to meet, greet and mingle with these famed authors and have their favorite books signed. For the first time as part of the resort’s Author Series, literary lovers looking to kickstart the new year with a Charleston getaway can book the new two-night VIP Weekend Package, complete with special resort amenities and activities including exclusive meet-and-greet time with Mary Alice.

“We have an incredible lineup for the 2020 installment of Wild Dunes Resort’s annual Author Series, including the return of everyone’s favorite, Mary Alice Monroe,” says Wild Dunes Resort Managing Director Frank Fredericks. “Catering to local, regional and national readers, we are excited to present this year’s attendees with the chance to experience the entire weekend at our beautiful resort, with our new VIP Weekend Package.”

Please see below for further details about the 2020 Author Series and coinciding VIP Weekend Package: 

Wild Dunes Resort Author Series 2020: January 19, 2020 at 2 p.m.

Readers will enjoy a special afternoon delving into the stories behind their favorite books from the authors themselves. Tickets are $40 per person and include admission to the event, a complimentary specialty cocktail, light refreshments and $5 towards the purchase of a book of their choosing. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.

2020 Author Series VIP Weekend Package: January 17-19, 2020

Wild Dunes Resort is offering ultimate fans wishing to turn this exciting event into the perfect getaway a special VIP packageincluding:

  • Two-night accommodations in Wild Dunes Resort’s AAA Four-Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn hotel
  • Two tickets to the Wild Dunes Resort Author Series
  • Exclusive Mary Alice Monroe-themed Welcome Amenity
  • A private behind the scenes tour for two of the S.C. Aquarium complete with mimosas and a meet-and-greet Mary Alice overlooking the Charleston Harbor

For more information on the Wild Dunes Resort Author Series 2020 or to book the VIP Weekend Getaway, please visit or call 855.264.4232.

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About Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort, is located 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown Charleston. The Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodations ranging from the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn and the Village at Wild Dunes to private condos and luxury home vacation rentals. Offering a year-round menu of championship golf, nationally-ranked tennis, award-winning recreation, spa services and restaurant options, Wild Dunes Resort has been distinguished by many publications and associations as a top destination for families, golfers, tennis lovers, and meeting and event planners. Visit Wild Dunes Resort online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels is a collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences across North America that joined Hyatt in late 2018. Ranging from upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted for discovery – of place, of people and of self, capturing the unique essence of its location through authentic experiences, immersive programming and genuine service. The award-winning collection features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional food and beverage experiences including bars, restaurants, cafes, and rooftops. Current properties are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii (Island of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui), Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. For more information, visit Follow Destination Hotels on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: DestinationHotels.


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