FORUM Magazine

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FORUM is the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities. It shares the diverse stories of our state’s history and culture and is published in spring, summer and fall. Within its pages, you will find some of the ideas that make our state special. From Pensacola to Key West, FORUM keeps readers updated on the countless stories, histories, and cultural highlights of Florida.

Our archive spans over 70 issues and goes back more than 30 years. Digital versions can be viewed below.

Starting July 2022, FORUM is now a benefit of being a Florida Humanities member. To join our membership program and receive each new edition of FORUM, click here to select the membership level that is right for you!

Summer 2023 Issue: Your Summer of Reading

Our Summer Issue welcomes you to a world of reading, with reviews of dozens of Florida Book Award winners and stories that dive deep into Florida history, culture and arts. Robert Plunket (recently featured in a New Yorker profile) pens an irresistible look at his adventures in trailer park living; noted journalist Bill Maxwell recalls civil rights activism in turbulent 1964 Florida; and fantastic photos and an essay by the late Nobel Prize winner Isaac Bashevis Singer evoke the days when Miami Beach was a haven for elderly Jews. Plus: EPCOT’s favorite recipe; what coastal communities can learn from Sanibel Island after Hurricane Ian—and more.

One for the BooksPresenting this year’s Florida Book Awards, with insider previews of the winners, authors’ favorite Florida classics, book-to-movie standouts—and more.

The Way of the TrailerNovelist—and trailer park resident—Robert Plunket pens an ode to an iconic Florida way of life.

Saving SanibelAfter Ian and in the face of climate change, can Sanibel’s visionary 1976 plan inspire new solutions for coastal communities?

Freedom SpringIn 1964, 18-year-old Bill Maxwell became a civil rights activist in one of the most segregated counties in Florida, joining a movement that would transform him—and the nation.

FORUM is supported in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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2023 FMA Charlie Awards

Congratulations to FORUM magazine for bringing home 24 awards, including 10 first-place “Charlies.” Check out the winning articles and designs!

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