Short Story America to launch anthology

Beaufort-based Short Story America's will publish the first edition of its inaugural anthology on June 24. The book features 56 short stories by today's authors, including stories by the series' editor, Beaufort writer T.D. Johnston, and Beaufort writer Gail Westerfield.

There will be a book launch party and signing featuring Johnston and Westerfield from 6 to 8 p.m. June 24 at Lowcountry Winery on Bay Street in Beaufort. The book also will be available at Beaufort Bookstore, McIntosh Books, Lowcountry Winery, Berry Island Cafe and other locations.

Details: www.shortstoryamerica.com, 843-597-3220