Craig Pittman is a native Floridian, a best selling author, a podcaster and an award-winning environmental reporter.
That name. That combination of sounds. Three simple syllables packing mixed messages. To some people, it’s a paradise. To others, it’s a punchline. As award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Craig Pittman shows it’s both of these and so much more. In his latest book, The State You’re In, he gathers 51 stories and columns he’s written over the past 30 years that, in his words, “celebrate Florida’s glorious weirdness.” There are tales of mermaids, manatees, fugitives, con men, secret loves, tattooed retirees, nudists and mythical creatures that turn out to be real — you know, the usualPurchase Livestream Tickets Purchase Seated Tickets