2019 Free Programs

Sunday, January 13, 2019

“Under the Influence: Archetype and Adaptation”
The Final Session of the 37th annual Key West Literary Seminar

San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St. (Doors open to the public at 1:45; first-come, first-seated.)

2:00-2:10 pm

Greetings from Executive Director Arlo Haskell

2:10-2:55 pm

“From Princesses to Supergirls: Empowerment in Fiction for Teen Girls”
Meg Cabot and Danielle Paige in conversation

2:55-3:15 pm

20-minute break

3:15-3:45 pm

“The King and the Three Impostors”
A reading by Dexter Palmer

3:45-4:45 pm

“The Other Side of the Story: Mr. March’s Civil War, Circe’s Odyssey, and Mary Reilly’s Dr. Jekyll”
Geraldine Brooks, Valerie Martin, and Madeline Miller in conversation

4:45-5:15 pm

Book signings with Geraldine Brooks, Meg Cabot, Valerie Martin, Madeline Miller, Dexter Palmer, and Danielle Paige 

Monday, January 14, 2019

Friends of the Key West Library Lecture Series – Season Opener

Old City Hall, 510 Greene Street

6:00-7:00 pm

Madeline Miller | An evening with the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe and Song of Achilles

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

“Writers on Writing”

Featuring the teaching faculty of the KWLS Writers’ Workshop Program

Helmerich Theater at the Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.

5:30-5:35 pm

Greetings from Executive Director, Arlo Haskell

5:35-6:10 pm

“How to Write a Story,” with short story-writer and Florida International University Writing Professor John Dufresne

6:10-6:55 pm

“The Poet as Editor:” Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo joins New Yorker Poetry Editor Kevin Young in conversation

6:55-7:10 pm

15-minute break

7:10-8:00 pm

“Making Time to Write in Your Busy, Busy Life:” Acclaimed novelist Emily Raboteau joins National Book Critics Circle President Kate Tuttle for a revealing conversation

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Evening with Richard Russo

Books & Books @ the Studios of Key West (Sanger Gallery), 533 Eaton St.

7:00-8:00 pm

Richard Russo
A reading, conversation, and book signing with Guggenheim Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls

 

All the above programs are free and open-to-the-public. Please note: first-come, first-seated.