SECOND CUP: We catch up with the Tallahassee Writer's Association

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Posted at 7:39 AM, May 15, 2017
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MIDWAY, FL - Peggy Kassees with Tallahassee Writer's Association joins Malcolm on Second Cup to talk about May's meeting.

The association is meeting May, 18th 2017 is from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Lake Ella's The American Legion.

Sam Staley and Gina Edwards, will be presenting a participatory program/mini-workshop on "Show Don't Tell."

Sam Staley is probably best known to TWA members as the coordinator of Downtown Marketplace, but he is also a prolific writer of fiction and nonfiction.

His novels are earning accolades from our peers in Florida and at the national level. His fifth novel, Tortuga Bay (SYP Publishing), continues the saga of a female pirate captain and ex-slave in the late 18th century Caribbean and earned two gold medals in the FAPA 2016 President's Awards.

Tortuga Bay also was a category finalist in the 2016 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.

A crossover action adventure, Tortuga Bay earned finalist spots in four categories at the Royal Palm Literary Awards: Published Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, and Historical Fiction. His most recent nonfiction book is Unsafe On Any Campus ? College Sexual Assault and What We Can Do About It, (SYP Publishing), an unflinching look at modern college life and how it contributes to the problem of college rape and sexual assault.