Books on Broad will host H. LaMarr Drakeford as he signs Quando and the Golden Raven, on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.Books on Broad is located at 944 Broad Street, Camden, S.C. 803-713-7323 M-S. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and autographing.
H. LaMarr Drakeford was born November 15, 1945. He obtained his general education in Kershaw County schools. At the age of seventeen, he attended South Carolina State College from 1963 to 1966. He served in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1970. Mr. Drakeford attended Benedict College form 1940 to 1973 where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education “with honors.”
He taught for several years in the public schools of Richland County and then attended the University of South Carolina where he obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching in 1978. After teaching art for twenty-seven years in South Carolina and Georgia, Mr. Drakeford retired and began doing Arts and Crafts shows. A short time later, he decided to write and illustrate children’s books.
Books on Broad is an independent book store and coffee shop located in downtown historic Camden proudly serving SC roasted King Bean coffee and offering a broad selection of new, used, and collectible books. Books on Broad is open Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 6 pm, and Saturday 7:30 am – 4 pm. Shop from the website 24/7 at www.booksonbroad.com.