Goldens Are Here

Inspired by true events surrounding an historic Florida citrus season and the civil rights struggle, Goldens Are Here offers a glimpse of the sea changes occurring in Florida and the nation in the 1960s through the prism of one family’s negotiations for the land, with their neighbors, and with each other.

Andrew Furman

Andrew Furman is a professor of English at Florida Atlantic University and teaches in its creative writing MFA program. He is the author, most recently, of the environmental memoir Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida (2014), which was named a Finalist for the ASLE Environmental Book Award, and My Los Angeles in Black and (Almost) White (2010). His fiction and creative nonfiction frequently engages with the Florida outdoors, but he has also written about Jewish identity, basketball, lighthouses, swimming, and cast-iron cookware. His essays and stories have appeared in such publications as the Oxford AmericanThe Southern ReviewEcotonePoets & WritersThe Chronicle of Higher EducationAgni OnlineTerrain.org, and The Florida Review. He lives in south Florida with his wife and three children. 

Marketing & Publicity
  • National book launch with professional PR rep Ben Tanzer
  • Film Rights being considered by 20th Century Fox (same group who did Hidden Figures)
  • Book Launch in Florida during AWP/Author teaches there.