Pulitzer-Prize winning author, columnist, and humorist. Barry wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He also has written numerous books of humor and parody for all ages, as well as comic novels. To learn more, visit his website
Grippando is the author of numerous stand-alone legal thrillers as well as more than a dozen titles in the "Jack Swyteck" series. Winner of the 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. To learn more, visit his website.
International bestselling author whose books include chick lit, romance comedy, and historical and mainstream fiction. Focus on themes of family, friendship, loss, and the enduring power of love and forgiveness. To learn more, visit her website.
Hiaasen has written more than 20 novels including juvenile fiction described as humorous crime fiction and often feature themes of environmentalism and political corruption in his native Florida. To learn more, visit his website.
1927-2014, beautifully wrote of the history and culture of Florida. Nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize; five times for the Nobel Prize for Literature; and inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame in 1999. To learn more, click here.