Keynote Speakers: Greg and Candy Dawson

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Age: Adult

Greg Dawson has worked as a reporter, TV critic, metro columnist, and consumer columnist at newspapers in Indiana, North Dakota, Kansas, Massachusetts, and Florida. From 2013 to 2016 he was a columnist for Orlando Magazine. He is the author of Hiding in the Spotlight and Judgment Before Nuremberg and co-authored Busted in Bloomington: A Tragedy in the Summer of '68.

Candy Caldwell Dawson began writing for the Fernandina Beach News Leader on Amelia Island, FL, while in Jr. High School. After graduating from Florida Atlantic University, she enjoyed a lengthy career as a teacher and reading specialist in Massachusetts, Indiana, and Florida. She has written two plays and a screenplay and produced a documentary film, all based on husband Greg’s books. She is the co-author of Busted in Bloomington: A Tragedy in the Summer of '68.