Key West Literary Seminar http://blog.wlrn.org en David Kaufelt, Founder Of Key West Literary Seminar, Dies At 74 http://blog.wlrn.org/post/david-kaufelt-founder-key-west-literary-seminar-dies-74 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Note: Mark Hedden's wife is on the board of the Key West Literary Seminar</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.)</span></p><p>David Kaufelt died Saturday at home in Key West.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 01:46:48 +0000 Alicia Zuckerman & Mark Hedden 32293 at http://blog.wlrn.org David Kaufelt, Founder Of Key West Literary Seminar, Dies At 74 In Key West, Graveyard Thief Flouts Police, Becomes Celebrity http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-graveyard-thief-flouts-police-becomes-celebrity <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the last year, the small, two-house compound in Old Town Key West where John Martini lives has been robbed at least four times.</span></p><p>“We've kind of lost count, as a matter of fact,” he said. “The first time or two, maybe he hit us and we didn't even know ... because he only stole cash, and he stole it out of our wallets and put our wallets back in the same place.”</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:00:46 +0000 Mark Hedden 27693 at http://blog.wlrn.org In Key West, Graveyard Thief Flouts Police, Becomes Celebrity Key West Literary Seminar: How To Drink Like A Writer http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-literary-seminar-how-drink-writer <p></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Shayne Benowitz 7901 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Literary Seminar: How To Drink Like A Writer Key West Literary Seminar: Real Portraits, Invented Biographies http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-literary-seminar-real-portraits-invented-biographies <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">All this week, we're bringing you stories from the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kwls.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122); ">Key West Literary Seminar</a>&nbsp;which runs through this weekend. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Sammy Mack 7900 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Literary Seminar: Real Portraits, Invented Biographies The 'Key' To Being A Successful Writer http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-being-successful-writer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you think writers from all around the world have been descending upon Key West for 31 years to escape cruddy winter weather while knocking back a rum runner or two and discussing their work, you probably won’t get an argument from them.</span></p><p>The <a href="http://www.kwls.org/">Key West Literary Seminar</a>&nbsp;attracts some of the finest authors – and their fans – for two consecutive weekends.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 7837 at http://blog.wlrn.org The 'Key' To Being A Successful Writer Parallel Lives: Colm Tóibín on Henry James http://blog.wlrn.org/post/parallel-lives-colm-t-ib-n-henry-james <p></p> Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:30:28 +0000 Cara Cannella 7676 at http://blog.wlrn.org Parallel Lives: Colm Tóibín on Henry James Is The Biography A Work Of Fact Or Fiction? Musings From The Key West Literary Seminar http://blog.wlrn.org/post/biography-work-fact-or-fiction-musings-key-west-literary-seminar <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; ">The work of a biographer might seem straightforward enough. &nbsp;Although the general public might consider the genre a sub-category of nonfiction writing, the best works transcend that title, and stand apart as a class of their own. &nbsp;Biographies contain facts and historical documentation about the life of particular subject, and in this way meet the criteria for nonfiction. Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:08:30 +0000 Daniel Rivero 7675 at http://blog.wlrn.org Is The Biography A Work Of Fact Or Fiction? Musings From The Key West Literary Seminar Key West Literary Seminar: We Become What We Read http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-literary-seminar-we-become-what-we-read <p></p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:30:00 +0000 Nick Vagnoni 7661 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Literary Seminar: We Become What We Read Key West Literary Seminar: Translating A Life With Judith Thurman http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-literary-seminar-translating-life-judith-thurman <p></p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 7660 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Literary Seminar: Translating A Life With Judith Thurman Key West Literary Seminar: On Those Same Steps: Iyer on Greene http://blog.wlrn.org/post/key-west-literary-seminar-those-same-steps-iyer-greene <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'Albertina W01'; line-height: 24px; color: rgb(118, 119, 122); "><em>This post is featured thanks to our friends at the Key West Literary Seminar. <a href="http://www.kwls.org/category/littoral/" target="_blank">R</a><a href="http://www.kwls.org/category/littoral/">ead more of their material here.</a></em></p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:29:33 +0000 Laurel Tuohy 7659 at http://blog.wlrn.org Key West Literary Seminar: On Those Same Steps: Iyer on Greene Can’t Make It To The Key West Literary Seminar? Meet Us There On Twitter http://blog.wlrn.org/post/can-t-make-it-key-west-literary-seminar-meet-us-there-twitter <p></p><p>Just because you can’t drive down for the 31<sup>st</sup> annual <a href="http://www.kwls.org/" target="_blank">Key West Literary Seminar</a>, doesn’t mean you can’t take part.</p><p>WLRN is teaming up with the KWLS folks to bring the conversations online.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:30:00 +0000 WLRN Staff 7599 at http://blog.wlrn.org Can’t Make It To The Key West Literary Seminar? Meet Us There On Twitter