Coverage of the 2011 Seminar: "The Hungry Muse"

John Hersey Memorial Address: Ruth Reichl (First Session) & Adam Gopnik (Second Session)
Presenters: Diana Abu-Jaber, Elizabeth Berg, Roy Blount Jr., Frank Bruni, Kate Christensen, Billy Collins, John T. Edge, Jason Epstein, Jonathan Gold, Darra Goldstein, Adam Gopnik, Gael Greene, Jane Hirshfield, Madhur Jaffrey, Judith Jones, Mark Kurlansky, David Mas Masumoto, Harry Mathews, Nicole Mones, Bich Minh Nguyen, Molly O’Neill, Julia Reed, Ruth Reichl, Michael Ruhlman, Patrick Symmes, Calvin Trillin, and Kevin Young. Writers’ Workshop Faculty: Paulette Bates Alden, Alan Cheuse, Billy Collins, Jane Hirshfield, Connie Regan-Blake, Porter Shreve, Susan Shreve, Robert Stone, Dara Wier, and Hilma Wolitzer.

Opening Night – “The Hungry Muse”

Photo by Meghan Capozzi The 29th annual Key West Literary Seminar kicked off in fine style last night with a brilliant keynote address by Ruth Reichl. The wide-ranging lecture before a standing-room-only crowd at the San Carlos Institute immediately dispelled any lingering suspicions that food might not be a “literary …Read More


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