Florida Novelist to Speak at Writers in the Sun Series

by Darlyn Finch Kuhn on January 14, 2014

scribbles      According to UCF Today, Connie May Fowler, a lifelong Florida novelist, screenwriter and essayist whose works have touched on personal relationship, domestic violence and the disappearing landscape of the state, will be the next speaker at UCF’s Writers in the Sun series on Jan. 21.

Fowler, who lives in St. Augustine, has written several novels, including “Before Women had Wings,” which won the 1996 Southern Book Critics Circle Award and was adapted for an Emmy-winning film starring Oprah Winfrey, Ellen Barkin and Julia Stiles

Fowler writes from a background of hardship and overcoming, and has spent years as an activist against domestic violence.

Fowler will read from her work 4:30-5:45 p.m. Jan. 21 in the College of Health & Public Affairs, Room 119, and will sign books 6-7 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble in the John T. Washington Center.

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