Café con Libros featuring Tom Corcoran — Jan. 21st at 10:30am
Tom Corcoran is the author of Alex Rutledge series. His books, which include “Guava Moon Revenge,” “Octopus Alibi,” “Air Dance Iguana,” “Hawk Channel Chase,” and “The Quick Adios,” are set primarily in the Florida Keys.
Corcoran first moved to Florida in 1970 and lived over fifteen years in the Lower Keys. He has been a disc jockey, taco vendor, bartender, AAA travel counselor, U.S. Navy officer, screenwriter, freelance photographer, and graphic artist. From 1987 to 1993, Corcoran edited “Mustang Monthly,” a magazine for automotive restorers. As owner of Dredgers Lane, LLC, Corcoran is the publisher of nine South Florida-related books including “The Young Wrecker on the Florida Reef” by Richard Meade Bache; “PAPA: Hemingway in Key West” by James McLendon; “Yesterday’s Florida Keys” and “Yesterday’s Key West” by Stan Windhorn and Wright Langley; “The Railroad That Died at Sea” by Pat Parks; and “Key West & the Spanish-American War” by Wright and Joan Langley. Corcoran wrote the introduction for “The Young Wrecker,” as well as the book “Jimmy Buffett – The Key West Years.” Corcoran’s photographs have appeared on seven Jimmy Buffett album covers. He cowrote the Buffett hits, “Cuban Crime of Passion,” and “Fins.” His photos also have appeared on numerous book jackets, including those of Thomas McGuane (“An Outside Chance,”) Winston Groom (“Forrest Gump,”) and Florida novelists Les Standiford (“Black Mountain” and “Last Train to Paradise,”) and James W. Hall (“Hot Damn.”) –Bio from tomcorcoran.net/bio