Jan
21
6:00 PM18:00

John Simon

John Simon is a music producer, musician, storyteller and author. He has produced dozens of classic albums, including The Band’s Music From Big Pink. His memoir Truth, Lies & Hearsay was one of Billboard Magazine’s Ton Ten Music Books of 2018.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Jan
28
6:00 PM18:00

Jennifer Brody

Jennifer Brody is the award winning author of The 13th Continuum, Return of the Continuums, and The United Continuums, a trilogy of YA science fiction novels set 1,000 years of the future. She lives and writes in LA, where she’s hard at work on her next book. 

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Feb
4
6:00 PM18:00

Glenn Frankel

Glenn Frankel is an author and journalist. His book The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend was a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller. His most recent book explores the Hollywood blacklist and the making of the classic western High Noon.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Feb
11
6:00 PM18:00

Hal Crowther

Hal Crowther is an award-winning journalist and essayist. He is the author of four books of essays, including An Infuriating American and Cathedrals of Kudzu. His most recent book is Freedom Fighters and Hell Raisers: A Gallery of Memorable Southerners.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Roberta Isleib

Roberta Isleib writes under the name Lucy Burdette. She has published 16 mysteries, including the latest in the Key West food critic series, Death on the Menu. Her books and stories have been short-listed for Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Feb
25
6:00 PM18:00

Dennis Beaver

Dennis Beaver is the curator of the Tennessee Williams Museum. He has been fascinated with Key West’s history since moving here in 1979. This year’s Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebration will focus on the author’s patronage and devotion to the Key West Library.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Mar
4
6:00 PM18:00

David Garrard Lowe

David Garrard Lowe is a well-known cultural historian, lecturer, and author of books about great cities and their architecture. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, American Heritage, House & Garden, and City Journal.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Mar
11
6:00 PM18:00

Chelsea Rathburn

Chelsea Rathburn is a poet and writer who grew up in Miami. She now directs the creative writing program at Young Harris College. Her third collection of poems, Still Life with Mother and Knife, will be published by Louisiana State University Press in February 2019

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

David Lawrence Jr.

David Lawrence Jr. served as publisher of the Miami Herald for a decade before retiring in 1999. He chairs The Children’s Movement of Florida. His memoir, A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child was published in 2018.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

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Jan
14
6:00 PM18:00

Madeline Miller

Madeline Millers second novel, Circe, was an instant number 1 New York Times bestseller, won the 2018 Elle Big Book Award, was at the top of many most anticipated books lists before it was published, and at the top of many best of the year lists after it was published.

Admission is free and seating begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis with the program starting promptly at 6:00 p.m.

Madeline Miller’s appearance is made possible by the generous support of the Key West Literary Seminar.

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