becky billingsley

Upcoming Events:

1 p.m., Saturday, October 10 - “Wicked” book signing, Barnes & Noble, 3346 Reed St., Myrtle Beach.

11 a.m., Tuesday, October 13 – “Wicked” talk and book signing, Moveable Feast, Kimbel’s at Wachesaw Plantation Club, Murrells Inlet. Buy tickets HERE.

Wednesday, October 21 – Private talk and book signing, The Farm Book Club, Brunswick County, N.C.

2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8 – Culinary history talk and book signing, Kaminski House Museum, 1003 Front St., Georgetown.


Wicked cover 600p



Becky’s books are available at:



Barnes & Noble

The Horry County Museum (has autographed copies)

Brookgreen Gardens

NMB Area Historical Museum (has autographed copies)

Myrtle Beach State Park

Conway Feed & Garden

River City Accents (Conway)

The Haberdashery (Conway)

Papa’s General Store (Conway)

Conway Visitors’ Center

Barefoot General Store, Barefoot Landing (North Myrtle Beach)

Beach Memories (North Myrtle Beach)

The Original Hammock Shop (Pawleys Island)

Audubon Shop (Pawleys Island Hammock Shops)

Palmetto Ace Home Center (Pawleys Island)

Litchfield Books

Huntington Beach State Park

Waterfront Books (Georgetown)


Becky Billingsley, author of “Lost Myrtle Beach,” “A Culinary History of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand” and “Wicked Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand,” was a general features, food and restaurant reporter at The Sun News in Myrtle Beach and was the founding editor and journalist for Coastal Carolina Dining magazine and The Top 100 Grand Strand Restaurants. She has written about area history, such as renovations of former slave cabins at Hobcaw Barony in Georgetown, President George Washington’s 1791 visit to the Grand

Lost Cover 600pStrand, and local food history and culinary traditions.

Becky serves local restaurant information at and writes food, restaurant, travel and feature articles for many local, regional and national websites and publications including Cheese Connoisseur, a history column for Building Industry Synergy, South Carolina Living magazine, The Charlotte Observer and LitchfiFood book covereld Style.

Her newest book, which released on July 20, 2015, is “Wicked Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand.” See the top of this page for scheduled book talks and signings.