Florida Book Awards http://wlrn.org en Florida Book Awards Winners Aren't Just Accomplished Writers http://wlrn.org/post/florida-book-awards-winners-arent-just-accomplished-writers <p>The Florida Book Awards (FBA) panel had it all—brilliant readings, thought-provoking discussion, and a harmonica solo. It featured four of the 2011 award winners. Leonard Nash, himself an FBA winner and then judge, introduced the writers with a combination of standard credentials and lesser known facts.</p><p>Lynne Barrett (general fiction award) read from her story collection&nbsp;<a href="http://www.lynnebarrett.com/magpies.html"><em>Magpies</em></a>. In "One Hippopotamus," a story comes to light and a romance unfolds thanks to a so-Florida event—a thunderstorm-induced power outage.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:20:17 +0000 Bob Morison 4972 at http://wlrn.org Florida Book Awards Winners Aren't Just Accomplished Writers