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Local Lives in a Global Pandemic by Matheson History Museum and Writers Alliance of Gainesville
June 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Have you wondered how your experiences compare with others during this pandemic? Learn how the pandemic affected Matheson History Museum staff and Writers Alliance of Gainesville (WAG) members, their families and friends through their stories, essays, poems, illustrations, (and a play!) on Sunday, June 13,2:30 PM via Zoom during the Writers Alliance of Gainesville meeting. This monthly meeting is free and is open to everyone interested in the written word. Additional information is available at Writers Alliance of Gainesville website:www.writersalliance.org.
Over fifty contributors sent in their personal experiences. During the collaboration between Matheson and WAG, a book evolved, entitled “Local Lives in A Global Pandemic: Stories From North Central Florida”, Archway Publishing.
This anthology was edited by WAG members Pat Caren, Ronnie Lovler, and Mallory O’Connor, along with Dr. Charles Cobb, Curator and Lockwood Professor of Historical Archaeology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Cobb and Lovler are also members of the Matheson Board. All four editors will narrate the June 13 program.
When it is published, the book will be for sale on Amazon and locally in the Matheson gift shop, 513 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601.
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