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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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Jan 3, 2021

Find ways to make your story different. Shutta Crum is the author of several middle-grade novels and many picture books, poems, and magazine articles. THUNDER-BOOMER! was an ALA and a Smithsonian “Notable Book.” MINE! was reviewed by the N.Y. Times as “a delightful example of the drama and emotion that a nearly wordless book can convey.” Her books have made Bank Street College lists as well as state award lists. WHEN YOU GET HERE, a collection of poems for adults, won a gold medal from the Royal Palm Literary Awards, 2020 (FL). And a second gold medal was awarded for an unpublished manuscript titled: SHORTIES: Short Poems and Their Forms from Around the World.  In 2005 she was invited to read at the Easter Egg Roll at the White House. In 2010 she presented to children at the Dept. of Defense schools throughout Japan More info: