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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Pat MacEnulty

Pat MacEnulty is the author of a historical novel series, crime novels, memoirs, a short story collection, children’s plays, and most recently, the historical coming-of-age novel, Cinnamon Girl (Livingston Press, Sept. 2023). She has a Ph.D. in English from the Florida State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Florida, where she studied creative writing with the late Harry Crews. She currently writes book reviews and features for the Historical Novel Society Review and teaches magazine writing at Florida A&M University. She’ll be hosting the panel of fiction Florida Book Award winners at this year’s Word of South.