Robert James Connors is an award-winning writer and journalist, experienced public speaker, and author of more than 1,000 human-interest, feature, and news stories during a career spanning 40 years. Now a dedicated traveler, he is a contributor to publications covering topics ranging from environment to classical music and history. Robert also writes historical fiction and science fiction novels.
Connors is a former Florida County Commissioner, and has served as an invited guest speaker (in both English and Italian) at military commemorative events in Italy, recognizing the service of American veterans of World War Two in the Liberation of Italy from the Nazi/Fascists.
In addition to his travels and writing, he serves as president of Lake Wales Heritage, Inc., an organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the culture and history of the area.