The Life She Wished to Live: Book talks by Ann McCutchan

Majorie Kinnan Rawlings

Ann McCutchan is the author of ‘The Life She Wished to Live, A Biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, The Author of The Yearling’.

The Life She Wished to Live paints a lively portrait of Rawlings, her contemporaries―including her legendary editor Maxwell Perkins and friends Zora Neale Hurston and Ernest Hemingway―and the Florida landscape and people that inspired her.

Books will be for sale.

Co-sponsored by the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Matheson History Museum, Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities, the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Society, the South Anastasia Community Association and the Friends of the MKR Farm, Inc.

When: Fri, 19 November, 19:00 – 20:00
Where: Matheson History Museum, 513 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA (map)

  • For the safety of staff and attendees, capacity will be limited to 50 people and masks are required. Admission is free but registration is required
  • A virtual option via Zoom is available for those who cannot attend in person

Additional events in this series:

When: Sat, 20 November, 14:00 – 15:00
Where: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, 18700 S, Co Rd 325, Cross Creek, FL 32640, USA (map)

When: Sun, 21 November, 14:00 – 15:00
Where: Lohman Auditorium, The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, 9505 N Ocean Shore Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080, USA (map)

Books will be for sale.