KEY WEST SKETCHES—Writers at Mile Zero includes a treasure trove of more than sixty essays, reminiscences, musings, and poems about Key West. It features the town’s best-known writers: Lurie, Blume, Caputo, Cabot, McGuane, Beattie, Shames, Lee Smith, Frank Deford, Phyllis Rose, Glenn Frankel, Joy Williams, Barbara Ehrenreich, Billy Collins, and on and on.. Editor Carey Winfrey’s fifty year career in journalism concluded with his decade as editor-in-chief of Smithsonian.
All speaker series events begin at 6:00 p.m. Speaker Series talks are free. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Gates open at 5:30. We will make every effort to seat everyone. In case of rain, the event will be held inside the library.