Significant Novels & Authors

  1. A Land Remembered – Patrick D. Smith. A novel published in 1984 that focuses on various generations of the MacIvey family and their attempt to thrive during Florida’s Golden Age. unknown
  2. Sweat (1926) – Zora Neale Hurston. A short story by famed Eatonville, FL female African American writer about a woman who works as a clothes washer and her violent husband.7cc587
  3. 7,000 Clams – Lee Irby. 7182943-_uy475_ss475_
  4. East Angels (1886) – Constance Fenimore Woolson. 25569371
  5. Ernest Hemingway – famed Key West, FL resident & writer. unknown-1
  6. Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings – rural Florida writer; best known for The Yearling, a novel published just after the end of the Golden Age in 1938.

  7. Lillian Smith – southern liberal writer born in Jasper, FL; best known for her novel, Strange Fruit (1944). 220px-lillian_eugenia_smith_nywts
  8. James Weldon Johnson – Jacksonville, FL born African American writer and civil rights activist; member of the Harlem Renaissance. james-weldon-johnson

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