Education

Sarasota Teacher Wins National Award for Poetry Program

Joanna Fox of Booker Middle School was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Penguin Random House and received the publisher's Maya Angelou Teacher Award for Poetry.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Publishing

Library System Picks New 'One Book, One Community' Read

Sarasota County will offer a series of events centered around David Grann's Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

11/20/2018 By Staff

Found in Translation

Meet Jay Rubin, the Translator Who Helped Introduce Haruki Murakami to America

Rubin is coming to Sarasota on Sunday, Dec. 9, to discuss his new anthology, "The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories."

11/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Talk to Me

Highlights of the 2018-2019 Lecture Season

Sarasotans love to turn out for a good talk—especially if it features an expert or a celeb. Here are a few highlights of the upcoming lecture season.

10/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Words with Friends

Sarah Gerard Wants to Build a Literary Community in Sarasota

New College of Florida's writer-in-residence is organizing several literary events in the coming weeks.

10/25/2018 By Giulia Heyward

"Stunning Debut"

Graphic Novel by Sarasota Magazine Contributor Receives Glowing Review

The book by Molly Dean comes out next month.

10/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Animal Instincts

Model, Agent, and Producer Eugenia Melian On Her New Novel Wildchilds

Melian's fictional novel—based on her time as a model—takes readers behind the scenes of the fashion industry. Plus, she talks spending time with Jackie Onassis, having her photo taken by Slim Aarons and the fashion industry's role in the #MeToo movement.

10/05/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Book News

Two Sarasota Magazine Contributors Have Turned Their Talents Into Very Different—But Appealing—New Books

Chef Judi Gallagher has published a cookbook; illustrator Molly Dean, a graphic novel.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Mais Oui

French Beauty Tips from Third-Generation Expert Clémence von Mueffling

The author and beauty expert will be at the Florida Poodle Rescue's fundraiser Nov. 5 at Michael's On East. In the meantime, she's spilling her style secrets.

09/07/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Events

New College Lecture Series Kicks Off Oct. 18

New College of Florida and the New College Foundation recently announced the lineup for its 2018-2019 speaker series, New Topics New College.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Mic Drop

One Year Later, Open Mic Night is Still Going Strong at The Reserve

Since last summer, The Reserve has hosted an "Open Mic" night every Friday that features a wide range of local talent.

07/25/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Media

Book Publisher Sold

Washington, D.C.'s Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. last week purchased the Sarasota book publisher Pineapple Press.

07/16/2018 By Staff

Eat, Cook, Love

Chef Judi Gallagher Releases New Cookbook

Reflections and Recipes of Chef Judi traces Gallagher's passion for food from childhood to adulthood.

07/11/2018 By Megan McDonald

A Land Re-Remembered

A Florida Classic Gets a Graphic Novel Remake

Sarasota's Pineapple Press recently published an illustrated version of Patrick D. Smith's well-loved Florida novel, A Land Remembered.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

A classic gets a makeover

Selections From A Land Remembered: A Graphic Novel

Andre Frattino recently published a graphic novel adaptation of Patrick D. Smith's classic Florida novel, A Land Remembered. See some sample pages here.

06/06/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship Photography by Andre Frattino

Writers World

10 Sarasota-Based Authors, Past and Present

Sarasota has long prided itself on its authors, some of them household names. Here are 10 who belong in our Writers’ Hall of Fame.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling

Adventures in Reading

Move Over, Amazon—Sarasota's Got Several Great Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores

These local shops help book lovers get their fix.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling and Allison Forsyth

Adventures in Reading

Sarasota Is a Reader's Paradise. Here's Where, How and Why to Get Lost in a Great Book.

Books, authors, libraries, clubs, shops—we're a reading-crazy town.

05/30/2018

Adventures in Reading

Sarasota Is a Reader's Paradise. Here's Where, How and Why to Get Lost in a Great Book.

Our love of books speaks volumes about our region.

05/30/2018

Adventures in Reading

Today's Libraries Feed Families, Teach Children How to Make Robots, Help with Taxes—and Much More

Sarasota and Manatee libraries have greatly expanded their collections and services.

05/30/2018 By Susan Burns