The podium awaits keynote speaker Sara Paretsky, whose address was entitled “My Quest for Heroes: Voice and Voicelessness.” Set design by Cayman Smith-Martin. All photos by Nick Doll.
The main auditorium of the historic San Carlos Institute as viewed from the balcony. Opening night brought a capacity crowd of avid readers.
A crowded house awaits the introduction by KWLS president Lynn Kaufelt and San Carlos presifent Rafael Peñalver.
Sara Paretsky takes the stage and the 32nd annual Key West Literary Seminar is underway.
The opening-night party at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum featured classic Cuban daquiris served beside the swimming pool where the great novelist once swam.
Istanbul Passage author Joseph Kanon talks with attendees at the Hemingway Home.
The Hemingway Home as guests begin to arrive.
Ashley Kamen, Susannah Gilman, and Cara Cannella at the afterparty.
View from above.
Tags: 2014: The Dark Side