Stetson Kennedy in Key West
In the 1930s, legendary Florida writer and activist Stetson Kennedy goes on a Key West retreat, observing and participating in the local culture
James W. Hall
Profile of a pioneering Miami crime/mystery writer with an environmental mission.
Living on the Hyphen
Two women who came to US from Cuba as children compare notes on how their lives have been shaped by having to straddle two cultures.
The bohemian community of Coconut Grove was home to the pioneering environmentalist. Now the cottage is in danger from gentrification.
The Lighthouse at Cape Florida
The story of the oldest building in South Florida: a lighthouse that has survived through the turbulent years of the 19th and into the 20th century.
Florida: A Great Place for a Mystery
Scholars and writers discuss their personal takes on Florida’s crime/mystery fiction.
Railroad to Key West
Historians tell the story of the rise and fall of the only railroad ever to span the Florida Keys, built by a persevering railroad magnate against all odds.
Robert Frost in Florida
Although poet Robert Frost never referenced Florida in any of his work, he spent 29 winters in the state.
Remembering the Boatlift
A journalist who came to the US on the Mariel Boatlift tells her story in a new book about the experience.