FLORIDA TALKS featuring Author Pedro Medina León — Feb. 9th at 10:30am

In partnership with Florida Humanities, The Friends of the Key West Library is sponsoring a virtual series called “Florida Talks,”
which features authors and lecturers discussing interesting
aspects of Florida history Tuesdays in February

Program: Our Man in Miami

The East Coast Railway, the railroad of Henry M. Flagler, opened Miami to the rest of the world. Before that, the land south of Palm Beach was inhospitable. Built between 1906 and 1912, the railway was called the eighth wonder of the world.

About the Speaker: Pedro Medina León studied Literature at Florida International University and is an award-winning writer, speaker, and editor. He is the author of the acclaimed novel Varsovia (Florida Book Award 2017), Mañana no te veré en Miami, and Marginal and Tour: una vuelta por la cultura popular de Miami, and coeditor of the anthologies Viaje One Way and Miami (Un)plugged.

Registration is not required. Each talk will premiere on the library’s Facebook page and Youtube channel.


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