Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

The New Tropic interviews Betsy Writer’s Room Alum, Edwidge Danticat August 29, 2016

In an interview by The New Tropic, published Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Betsy Writer’s Room alumnus Edwidge Danticat discusses her new memoir, Brother, I’m Dying. In it, she speaks on her life-changing move from Haiti to America and on being an immigrant, daughter, and writer. An excerpt is below. To read the full article, visit The New […]

“Snow” by Carlos Pintado August 1, 2016

Betsy Writer’s Room alum, and local Miami poet, Carlos Pintado, was recently featured in World Literature Today. We have been delighted with readings of Carlos’ poetry as part of several programs here at The Betsy, including our 2015 Escribe Aquí Iberoamerican Festival. It is thrilling to see the rise of this talented young poet, and […]

Growing community with our partners at Reading Queer July 28, 2016

AMBIENTE Magazine|Revista July 15, 2016 issue, featuring reading Queer’s NEIL DE LA FLOR | Thrilled to witness and support the growth and success of Neil de la Flor and Reading Queer. Neil recently announced the Reading Queer Writer Residency, which will be presented in partnership with The Betsy Writer’s Room. Learn more about the […]

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