Inspiration and insights from 13 local writers

In the waning days of 2020, we asked some of our favorite local writers, novelists and poets to provide a little inspiration, a little hope, a little fun or fantasy as we close the book on what’s been a truly craptastic year. Writers, as is their hallmark, took that challenge to mean different things, and the results are beautiful, dark, funny and, as always, a joy to read. We hope you agree. 


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About The Author

Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries served as editor of the Inlander from 2008-2021. In that position, he oversaw editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributed his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew...