2019 Lecture Series
2018 Lecture Series
Willie Drye is an author with extensive knowledge of hurricane history and science. He wrote Storm of the Century: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 as well as other works on recent storms in South Florida. He is an editor at National Geographic News and his writing has won numerous awards..
Stephen Kitsakos is a writer, director, performing arts administrator, and professor of theater arts. Most recently he has written the libretto for A Thousand Splendid Suns, an opera based of the Khaled Hosseini novel, which will premiere at the Seattle Opera in the 2019-2020 season.
Arlo Haskell is a writer, historian, publisher, and executive director of the Key West Literary Seminar. Much of his work focuses on the literary and social histories of Key West, Florida. His new book is The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries (1823-1969).