New Book Alert

A Former Intelligence Officer and Sarasota Resident Recounts His Experience With the 1983 Nuclear Crisis

Brian J. Morra's new historical thriller, "The Able Archers," is a fictionalized account of a very real event.

06/08/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Bragging Rights

Our Editor Cooper Levey-Baker Releases His Debut Novel Today

And Sarasota readers will recognize some familiar themes in "Dead Fish Wind."

12/10/2021 By Megan McDonald

October is the coolest month

Student Poets Will Be in Residence at Art Ovation Next Week

Led by educator Joanna Fox, creative writing students from Booker Middle School will be typing up poems inspired by random words plucked from a jar.

10/03/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Walking With Ghosts

A Conversation With Poet Diana Khoi Nguyen

"Grief was an unpredictable, tricky thing I found myself in as I was trying to understand and make sense of my brother’s passing."

07/31/2019 By Olivia Letts

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

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

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

Queen of Hearts

Literary Agent Karen Solem Finds the Romance in Reading

“I think everyone can write a book."

05/29/2018 By David Hackett

Welcome to Sarasota, Texas

See an Error in Our Hometown Paper? Maybe the Blame Lies 943 Miles Away

The Herald-Tribune's copy editing is now mainly done in Austin, Texas.

03/01/2017 By Rich Rescigno

Article

Writer Amy Tan Headlines Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall Series Platinum Dinner

Writer Amy Tan will appear in Sarasota at Ringling College Library Association's Town Hall Series this month.

01/01/2016 By Kay Kipling

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Author David Baldacci to Speak in Sarasota

Talking with novelist David Baldacci, speaker at this month’s Library Foundation luncheon.

01/28/2015 By davidadkins

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Walter Isaacson on Writing, Sarasota and Steve Jobs.

Walter Isaacson, biographer and author of the best-selling biography of the late Steve Jobs, visits Sarasota as part of the Town Hall lecture series.

01/08/2013 By Megan McDonald