october 2018

sun07oct1:30 pm3:00 pmThe Man Who Walked Backward: Ben Montgomery with John Capouya1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602


Event Details

A masterful storyteller, Ben Montgomery offers a rich, quirky slice of Americana, drawing on Plennie Wingo’s letters home, Plennie’s own account of his trip, and archival research on the rapidly transforming world of the 1920s and 30s.

Formerly a reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, Montgomery was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting and won the Dart Award and Casey Medal. He is the founder of the narrative journalism website Gangrey.com.

John Capouya, author of Florida Soul, is a professor of journalism and writing at the University of Tampa. He was formerly an editor at Newsweek, the New York TimesSmartMoney Magazine, and New York Newsday.

$5 to attend.


(Sunday) 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Oxford Exchange

420 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602


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