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The Florida Writer Podcast

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Jan 21, 2019

Alison Nissen interviews John Capouya. 

John Capouya teaches journalism and nonfiction narrative at The University of Tampa, including UT’s Creative Writing MFA program. During his journalism career, he was an editor at Newsweek and SmartMoney magazines, New York Newsday, and the New York Times. Florida Soul – From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band is his third book; his previous one, the biography Gorgeous George, is being adapted into a feature film.

0:23 About Capouya

1:00 New York Times

1:50 Soul Music

4:07 Florida Soul Music

5:49 Stories

7:39 Other Biographies

11:02 Yoga

12:46 Rapid Fire


I feel like there's a message to be said about how practicing yoga is like trying out new writing styles.  "I'm not flexible enough!" "That's the point"

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