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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Arlo Haskell

Arlo Haskell is the author of The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries (1823-1969) and executive director of the Key West Literary Seminar. He is also the author of Joker, a poetry collection, and the editor of poetry volumes by Harry Mathews and Héctor Viel Temperley. Born on Big Coppitt Key in 1977, he has been inspired by Key West’s literary history since he was a child and began writing as a teenager, thanks to a supportive and creative high school English teacher. He lives with his wife and daughter (and one on the way) in old town Key West.