About the Author/Publisher

Kim Cool

Kim Cool writes about Florida, its ghost stories, its travel destinations
in her popular Cool Road Trips series, and its history in such books as Circus
Days in Sarasota and Venice
, and Venice
History Illustrated
, which won a 2007
IPPY
for SE Regional Non-fiction from the Independent
Publishers Group
.

The writer has been featured on the PBS television Series, A
Gulf Coast Journal
with Jack Perkins and locally on Vee
on Venice
and Chef Rolf’s New Florida Kitchen. She also has been a guest on Talk of the Suncoast
starring Cliff Roles and on Community with Annette Sherman.

By day, she is the features editor of the Venice Gondolier Sun.

The writer has won journalism awards from the Florida Press Association,
Small Business Administration and Florida Press Club. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,
Who’s Who in the World and other reference works.