The reading series of Burrow Press

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Functionally Literate pairs the best writers in Central Florida with visiting writers from all over the world, bringing contemporary literature to the city of Orlando. Our past Functions have featured a slew of talented visitors, including the Director of the National Book Foundation, Lisa Lucas; National Book Award-finalist Lauren Groff; the award-winning Portuguese novelist Jacinto Lucas Pires; and the great Southern writer Padgett Powell.

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