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2013 Festival Authors

Raymond Arsenault Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Southern Historian Sheldon Hackney
Nicholson Baker Traveling Sprinkler
Mark Billingham The Dying Hours
Susan Boyer Lowcountry Bombshell

Karen Brown

The Longings of Wayward Girls

Nancy Cavanaugh

This Journal Belongs to Ratchet

James Clark

Pineapple Anthology of Florida Writers
Marcia Clark Killer Ambition

Roy Peter Clark

How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times

John Dos Passos Coggin

Walkin' Lawton

 Claire Connor

 Wrapped in the Flag: A Personal History of America's Radical Right

 Edwidge Danticat

 Claire of the Sea Light

 Eric Deggans

 Race Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation

 Bill DeYoung


 John Dufresne

 No Regrets, Coyote

 Patricia Engel

 It's Not Love, It's Just Paris

 David Finkel

 Thank You for Your Service

 Jamie Ford

 Songs of Willow Frost

 Samuel Freedman

Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Footbal That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights

 Vanessa Gezari

The Tender Soldier: A True Story of War and Sacrifice

 Stephanie Hayes


 Angela Hunt

 The Offering

 Gilbert King

 Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boy, and the Dawn of a New America

Jeff Klinkenberg

Alligators in B-Flat

Bernard LaFayette Jr. 

In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma

 Michael Largo

 The Big, Bad Book of Beasts

Michael Lister

 The Big Beyond

 Peter and Jeanne Meinke

 Truth and Affection: The "Poet's Notebook" Column From Creative Loafing

 Dr. Rob Norman

Discover Magazine's Vital Signs: True Tales of Medical Mysteries, Obscure Diseases, and Life-Saving Diagnoses

 Ridley Pearson

 Choke Point

 Jayne Anne Phillips

 Quiet Dell

 Lori Roy

 Until She Comes Home

 James Sheehan

The Alligator Man

 Phillip Sipiora

 Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays by Norman Mailer

 Laura Lee Smith

 Heart of Palm

J. A. Souders


 Ira Sukrungruang

 In Thailand It Is Night

 Lynn Waddell

 Fringe Florida

 Carlton Ward Jr. 

 Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition
 Kent Wascom  The Blood of Heaven
 Rick Yancey  The Final Descent and The 5th Wave