Congratulations to Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White, winners of the Florida Humanities Council 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing! The award, given annually, honors a Florida author for a distinguished body of work that has had a major influence on Floridians. Past winners include Carl Hiaasen, Patrick Smith, David Kirby, Michael Gannon, Gary Mormino, … Continue reading Raymond Arsenault and Randy Wayne White Win Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award
Jeff Klinkenberg, Florida culture writer for nearly four decades, has been named the winner of the Florida Humanities Council’s 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing. A five-person independent panel of judges selected Klinkenberg from a pool of 20 nominees. The award, established in 2010, honors a Florida author for a body of literary work … Continue reading Jeff Klinkenberg Wins Florida Humanities Council Lifetime Achievement Award
By Bob H. Lee, author of Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden An old jalopy creaking down a pot-holed dirt road in the dark aptly portrays my journey to find a publisher for my first book. Uncertainty and confusion became the norm until one day I finally succeeded. Here’s my take … Continue reading A Writer’s View: Why I Chose UPF
Written by Barbara Lounsberry, author of Becoming Virginia Woolf; Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path; and Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within. The great English writer and thinker Virginia Woolf kept a diary from age 14 until four days before her suicide in 1941. Woolf’s beloved works—Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando, A Room of One’s Own—always … Continue reading Why Writers Should Keep Diaries: Lessons From Virginia Woolf
Within the Walls and What Do I Love? by H.D., edited by Annette Debo This volume presents two rare works by the modernist writer H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection of fourteen short stories, and What Do I Love?, a set of three long poems. Written during World War II in London, where H.D. chose … Continue reading Within the Walls and What Do I Love?