The Writers & Authors SeriesConnie May Fowler: Novelist, Memoirist, and Screenwriter
Chapter II: Writers & Authors Series (in 12 Chapters)

Connie May Fowler  

Program Overview

Connie May Fowler is a best-selling novelist, memoirist and screenwriter, who, believes in the transformative power of language. “Speak or write the words down, and the world becomes a clearer place,” she says. “Sometimes it evens changes the world.” Fowler is a professor of Creative Writing at Rollins College. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The London Times, and The International Tribune among other publications. Her book Before Women Had Wings, received the 1996 Southern Book Critics Circle Award. Oprah Winfrey bought the movie rights to the book, and Fowler went on to write the screenplay for the subsequent Emmy-winning film.

Margo Hammond, former book editor with the St. Petersburg Times and founder of the Times Festival of Reading will moderate the discussion. She is currently with Good House Keeping – The Book Babes. Books will be on offer and for signing.


Program Date & Time

7:00 pm

Please bring an unwrapped child's books for the CASA program, "Hope for the  Holidays."


Free admission. Donations appreciated.


The Writers & Authors Series is curated by Carol Ringold.


This program made possible through a grant from:

Florida Humanities Council

Pinellas County

City of St. Petersburg

This project was funded in part by the Pinellas County Commission through the Pinellas County Arts Council’s Cultural Development Grant program.