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Norman Manea – In the News July 21, 2016

Saluting Betsy Writers Room and FIU Exile Writer’s Residency Alum, Norman Manea, for a fabulous shoutout as Library of America’s Story of the Week!¬† “A few years back, the novelist Philip Roth told a Vanity Fair reporter an anecdote he has often related to underscore his concern that the audience for serious literature was dwindling […]

An artist’s response: Steven Snyder July 14, 2016

I want to thank you for selecting my art as part of Trans Art 2016. I will never forget my experience last week in Miami. The Betsy is an incredible institution that is providing wonderful community support and enrichment. The staff at the hotel were friendly,¬†caring, and made my stay a joyous experience. I can’t […]

Note of gratitude from Dan Wakefield June 24, 2016

Upon returning home from his most recent residency with us here at The Betsy Writer’s Room, novelist Dan Wakefield shared his thoughts of gratitude with our team: June 22, 2016 “It was, as always, a special pleasure to be at The Betsy. The staff and the service is the most thoughtful I have known at […]

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