Tag Archives: JaxbyJax Literary Festival

JaxByJax: For That Penned-Up Writer in All of Us!

For those who haven’t heard, is a daylong celebration of Jacksonville’s literary community. Participating local writers will share their work at more than a dozen venues citywide. “It’s about introducing Jacksonville to Jacksonville. It’s about bringing together the city’s writers of every kind into one stage, that stage being the streets and shops of the city itself.” The descriptor is courtesy of , the founder of the event and author who has penned volumes on the characters and stories that shaped the city’s history. JaxbyJax is held Nov 18 at such participating venues as Il Desco, Beer:30, Cool Moose Coffee …

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JaxbyJax: ‘Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville’

As an author, has written an eclectic collection of books, featuring many of Jacksonville’s most revered characters. He’s also dredged the city’s darkened fringes for those stories that are often spoken of in solemn, hushed tones. For Gilmore, there is no discretion when it comes to storytelling. Just as every story deserves to be told, all storytellers deserve a platform to share their voices. The third annual  celebrates local voices from 3-6pm Saturday, Nov 12, at various venues throughout Park & King Streets in Riverside. The student showcase takes place from 2-3pm at Il Desco. The festival after-party and book …

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