JaxbyJax Literary Arts Festival

Tim Gilmore is the organizer of JaxbyJax, the literary arts festival built on the theme of “Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville.” In 2016, its second year, JaxbyJax brought out 750 attendees to hear 25 featured Jacksonville writers.

November 11, 2015, Folio Weekly

“The Write Stuff: Second Annual Authors’ Fest Features 24 Local Writers Featuring Jacksonville’s Vibrant Literary Scene,” by Claire Goforth

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October 22, 2015, Arbus magazine


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September 12, 2015, Art City Jax

discussing JaxbyJax with Junah Hunter

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February 2015, Arbus magazine

In Their Own Words: JaxbyJax Literary Festival Debuts,” by Michele Gillis

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November 5, 2014, The Florida Times-Union

“New Festival to Spotlight Region’s Literary Talent,” by Carrie Resch

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November 5, 2014Folio Weekly

“Local Wordsmiths Celebrate Jacksonville’s in JaxbyJax Literary Fest,” by Carley Robinson

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November 4, 2014

discussing JaxbyJax, a literary festival of “Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville,” with Mark Ari and Melissa Ross on “First Coast Connect,” WJCT, NPR affiliate (interview starts at about 45:00)

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November 3, 2014

from Florida State College at Jacksonville’s The Campus Voice, by Connor St. George

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Interview with Jared Rypkema of Bridge Eight magazine and Left on Mallory writers’ group. Discussing JaxbyJax, a literary event celebrating “Jacksonville Writers Writing Jacksonville,” featuring nine venues, almost 30 writers, and three literary journals at Park & King in the center of Riverside at the heart of Jacksonville.




“Let There Be Lit”

Speaking, Readings, performances