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April 8-10, 2022

Word of South 2022

Mary Jane Ryals

Mary Jane Ryals won a Florida Book Award and a President’s Book Award with Florida Publishers Association for her 2010 novel Cookie & Me. As well, she won the Chapbook Contest for Florida Poets in 2006. She’s currently working on a second novel in a series of mysteries set in the Florida Panhandle and teaches at Florida State University.