FORUM Magazine

FORUM Magazine, Summer 2022

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Nashid Madyun
Executive Director
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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 FORUM, click here to select the membership level that is right for you!

Summer 2022 Issue: Florida Reads

In this issue, dive into our state’s literature and libraries and meet the Florida Book Award winners. Also in this issue, you’ll find:

The life journey of Col. Tom Parker – the Tampa carnival worker who managed Elvis Presley whose story is told in the 2022 movie, “Elvis”
Tribal elder Betty Mae Jumper’s account of how two young Seminoles escaped from the Trail of Tears
• How the famed Ybor City bakery La Segunda has thrived for more than a century
• A step back in history, remembering the prehistoric era when giants roamed the Sunshine State

To learn more about the other benefits of the Florida Humanities Membership Program, please email Membership Coordinator Mara Utterback at [email protected].

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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2022 FMA Charlie Awards

Congratulations to FORUM magazine for bringing home 16 awards, including 6 first-place “Charlies.” Click here to see the full list. 

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