T-minus 3 weeks to Yet Another World …

“Yet Another World,” our 30th annual seminar, is now just three weeks away. It all starts with the John Hersey Memorial Address on Thursday, January 5, 2012, featuring two of North America’s most creative novelists and thinkers, Douglas Coupland and William Gibson. Friday morning starts off with an introduction by …Read More


Books in the Palm Garden

Among our favorite regular events in Key West is the book sale put on by the Friends of the Key West Library, each month “in season,” as we say, or roughly from December through April. Each sale takes place in the open air of the palm garden adjacent to the …Read More


2012 Awards go to Nguyen, Strick, Wineteer

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s named awards: THE JOYCE HORTON JOHNSON FICTION AWARD Sabra Wineteer Sabra Wineteer grew up in Moss Bluff, Louisiana. She has since lived in England, New Zealand, Germany, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas, and currently lives in rural Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared …Read More


Announcing our Patrons Circle

As we prepare to celebrate our 30th anniversary, we are also embarking on our very first committed fundraising campaign. Though we have long been supported by a small group of devoted readers and writers, our new Patrons Circle marks the first attempt to formalize this process and provide a larger …Read More


Douglas Coupland, Works

Here’s more of Douglas Coupland’s visual work, grabbed from his website and Monte Clark Gallery’s. Enjoy.


Coupland and Gibson to Open 30th KWLS

We are delighted to announce the opening night event for Yet Another World, the 30th annual Key West Literary Seminar (January 5-8, 2012): a conversation between two of North America’s most forward-thinking novelists and thinkers, Douglas Coupland and William Gibson.


Apply now for 2012 Awards & Scholarships

We are now accepting applications for our 2012 Scholarship Program. Each year, we give three awards to honor emerging writers of exceptional merit living in the United States. The Joyce Horton Johnson Fiction Award, Marianne Russo Award, and Scotti Merrill Memorial Award each provide full tuition to the Seminar and …Read More


China Miéville added to 2012 Roster

It keeps getting better. Acclaimed British novelist China Miéville–who has been credited with changing the rules of the fantasy genre–has agreed to join us for the 30th annual Key West Literary Seminar next January 5-8, 2012. The author of The City and the City, Iron Council, and Perdido Street Station, …Read More