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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Wes Singletary

Wes Singletary is the author of three books of non-fiction: The Right Time: John Henry “Pop” Lloyd and Black Baseball; Al Lopez: The Life of Baseball’s El Senor; and Florida’s First Big League Baseball Players: A Narrative.  He is also a contributing author on The Pride of Smoketown: The 1935 Pittsburgh Crawfords. His first novel, Big Guava, is due out in 2023. Wes earned a Ph.D. in history from Florida State University, and currently teaches AP United States History at Lawton Chiles High School. He also serves as an adjunct history professor at Tallahassee Community College. Wes is married to the former Toni Zarate and they have two adult children, Patricia and Nelson. Wes can be found on Twitter @TampaGuy6.