Literature



Teleconference

10/3/2017 2:00:00 PM

Literature

2019

Smith Grindberg, Michelle

Tim Deratany

Brokaw-McDougall House

Comments Closed

Materials

Panelists (5)

  • County: Duval County

Bio:

County: Duval

Bio

  • Director, Florida Storytelling Festival, Mt. Dora
  • Past President and Board member, Florida Storytelling Association
  • Professional storyteller, focusing on fairy tales, fables, myths, legends, original takes, and classic literature
  • Selected venues: Ritz Carlton at Amelia Island, Limelight Theater, Florida StoryFest, Florida Folk Festival, Alachua County Storytelling Festival, Ocala Storytelling Festival, Cracker Storytelling Festival, Northeast Florida Library Information Network, Tampa Bay Library Consortium, Panhandle Library Access Network, Southwest Florida Library Information Network, Florida Association for Media in Education, Florida Library Association
  • B.F.A., Theatre, University of Wisconsin
  • County: Broward County

Bio:

County: Broward

Bio

  • Development Director, Art and Culture Center/Hollywood
  • Former Free-lance Journalist, writing primarily for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper and City Link Magazine about arts and entertainment, international soccer, fine dining, politics, and the culture at large
  • Former Sportswriter at the Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • A.A., Broward Community College
  • County: Leon County

Bio:

County: Leon

Bio

  • Professor, Creative Writing, Florida State University, Tallahassee
  • Author of over twenty books, among them several novels, story and poetry collections, edited anthologies, and numerous stories, translations, essays, and poems.
  • Conducted readings, workshops, and lectures in many universities, colleges, schools, book fairs, libraries, prisons, and community groups nationally and internationally.
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Louisiana State University
  • County: Miami-Dade County

Bio:

County: MiamiDade

Bio

  • Program Manager and Author Liaison, Miami Book Fair, Miami Dade College, Miami
  • Previously Director of Publicity at several publishing houses and created marketing and public relations strategies for a wide range of high profile authors
  • B.A., Communications and Political Science, University of New Hampshire
  • County: Leon County

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County: Leon

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  • Co-founder, 100 Thousand Poets for Change and the 100 Thousand Poets for Change On Lake Jackson Residency Program, Tallahassee
  • Co-editor, BigBridge.org, an online poetry and arts magazine
  • Board Member, Anhinga Press and Friends of Lake Jackson
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, Florida International University