Location: Florida Salon 5, Marriott Waterside, Second Floor
Florida Book Award Winners Reading. (David James Poissant, Terry Ann Thaxton, Diana Abu-Jaber, Jonathan Fink, Tana Jean Welch) Since 2006, the Florida Book Awards have honored writers in ten categories for their distinguished contributions to Florida arts and letters. At this event, current and former recipients will read from their award-winning poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. These writers, representing five distinct regions from across the state, speak to the wide array of Florida literature in the 21st century.