Midtown Reader Blog

February 26, 2019

These days, Ruth Baumann is all about Joy, both figuratively and very literally. She’s working on her PhD in Creative Writing at Florida State University and her dissertation will focus on lighter themes than those for which she has been known in the past. And then the...

February 21, 2019

Oscar season is officially here, and this year, seven films nominated for awards are based on books. As people scramble to see the nominated films, make their predictions and plan their Oscar-watching parties, we encourage you to pick up one -- or several -- of the boo...

February 18, 2019

This Wednesday night, Midtown Reader will host Pam Houston, author of two novels, several collections of short stories and essays, and most recently, her memoir: Deep Creek. Houston’s work has been selected for numerous prestigious awards, and she is a Professor of Eng...

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is almost here, with hearts, roses, pink and red as far as the eye can see, and lots of chocolate. Many of people will probably head to the movies, or maybe just Netflix and chill. But long before love stories spilled across the silver screen, they were...

February 7, 2019

In just a few short years, Paloma Rambana of Tallahassee has accomplished so much it’s hard to remember she’s barely a teenager. At the age of nine, she helped successfully lobby the Florida Legislature for $1.25 million in funding for pre-teens with vision impairments...

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