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The Florida Writer Podcast

Welcome to The Florida Writer Podcast: A Discussion about Writing & Other Things brought to you by the Florida Writers Association. 

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Uncovering Medusa with Raegen Pietrucha

Jan 29, 2022

Raegen Pietrucha's Head of a Gorgon is a narrative in poems that reimagines the myth of Medusa, transporting this ancient tale of sexual violence into contemporary times and examining it through a survivor-centric, feminist lens. Listen to the Florida Writer Podcast episode with host Alison Nissen as she and Raegen talk...

Exploring the Dark History of Florida with Poet John Davis, Jr.

Jan 22, 2022

In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, Push-Cart nominated poet John Davis Jr and host Alison Nissen discuss how he explores the dark secrets of the Dozier School for Boys in his latest book The Places That Hold. John Davis Jr. is the author of Hard Inheritance (Five Oaks Press, 2016)Middle Class...

Jan 16, 2022

From Clown College to MFA, Victoria Dym uses the principles of improvisation to tap into the emotions needed to bring a work in progress to life. In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast with host Alison Nissen, Victoria shares with us how the simple words of "Yes, and" help authors write deeper, more meaningful...

Jan 8, 2022

Fear of getting "it" wrong forced new author David Rabin to research and connect with subject matter experts to make sure he gets it right in his first published novel. In this episode of the Florida Writer Podcast with host Alison Nissen, David reveals the lessons learned during his pivot from fact-based trial law to...

Jan 1, 2022

When author Susan Sands sits down to write her romance novels, she doesn’t just bring characters to life, she uses PLACE as a catalyst to shape character motivation and in the process allows the setting to have a mind of its own.

In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen interviews...