FIU's Creative Writing Faculty and Alum Receive 2012 Florida Book Awards

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Its seventh annual competitions now complete, Florida Book Awards announces winners for books published in 2012 in eight categories of competition. According to Co-Director Lisa Tendrich Frank, “In its seven years, the program has honored many of the Sunshine State’s best authors. It is already the nation’s most comprehensive statewide program, and the program promises to bring more distinction to our talent-rich state.”

FIU Creative Writing professor Dr. Campbell McGrath received gold in poetry for his collection of poetry, In the Kingdom of the Sea Monkeys.

FIU Creative Writing alum Dennis Lehane received gold in general fiction for his novel, Live by Night.

Click here for more information on the 2012 Florida Book Awards.