Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Gilbert King

Presented by Tombolo Books

Date(s) & Times

August 5, 2018

5:00 PM



Free Admission


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Join us at the Studio @620 for a discussion between Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King and Studio @620 co-founder and artistic director, Bob Devin Jones and Colette Bancroft, book editor for the Tampa Bay Times.

Gilbert King is the author of three books, most recently, Beneath a Ruthless Sun. His previous book, Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction in 2013. A New York Times bestseller, the book was also named runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for nonfiction and was a finalist for both the Chautauqua Prize and the Edgar Award. King has written about race, civil rights, and the death penalty for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and The Atlantic, and he is a contributor to The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. King’s earlier book, The Execution of Willie Francis, was published in 2008. He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.


5:00 Reception with cash bar and light refreshments by Studio @620

5:30 Book Talk

6:30 Book Signing

Book orders and info: Tombolo Books 727-755-9456