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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Writers in Paradise with James Clark

8-December from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Writers in Paradise with James Clark

Thursday, December 8, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Beginning with a poem around 1560, the Florida story has been told and retold. This presentation features the stories of over two dozen well-known authors of the past and present who found inspiration and a haven under Florida’s sun, including Ernest Hemingway, Judy Blume, Tennessee Williams, and more.

About the Presenter:

Jim Clark is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Florida where he has taught history since 1987. He earned a doctorate in Florida history from the University of Florida. He is the author of nine books on Florida history and the editor of a three-volume anthology of Florida literature. His articles have appeared in The Miami Herald, The Orlando Sentinel, The Washington Post, and The Florida Historical Quarterly.

This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Key West Art & Historical Society. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional support from the Helmerich Trust, Aloys & Carol Metty, Lee Garrison, and The John & Marilyn Rintamaki Family Charitable Fund

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Date:
December 8
Time:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Key West Art & Historical Society
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