Cooper Levey-Baker has covered food, politics, civic issues, the arts, and music in Southwest Florida for a decade, and his writing has appeared in nearly every local publication. His work has won an honorable mention from the Julia Child Foundation and a Bronze Award for Best In-Depth Reporting from the Florida Magazine Association, and he was named a finalist for Best Public Service Reporting by the Florida Society of Professional Journalists. His fiction has appeared in a number of literary journals and earned him a John Ringling Fund Individual Artist Fellowship from the Arts Council of Sarasota County. His rendition of "Ignition - Remix" has left karaoke audiences throughout the region bewildered. Follow him on Twitter: @LeveyBaker.