Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

Proof that the magic works… May 31, 2017

We are always excited to share in the successes of our Writer’s Room alumni. We recently received a note from writer Pablo Brescia, with news of his latest book of short stories, La derrota de lo real / The Defeat of the Real. I wanted to let you know that my third book of short […]

Congratulations to one of our own – Pablo Cartaya! May 22, 2017

Miami’s Newest Young Literary Hero Takes On Development Arturo Zamora is 13 and ready for a relaxing summer. His plans are quickly shattered when his family’s business is threatened by a developer, he loses one of the most important people in his life and he has to find the courage to express his feelings to […]

Welcoming Patricia Smith and Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib for O, Miami March 30, 2017

          Celebrating O, Miami and National Poetry Month As part of an ongoing, annual partnership with O, Miami Poetry Festival, The Betsy Writer’s Room is pleased to welcome our first two poets of the festival: Patricia Smith and Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib. Both poets have events around town with O, Miami. For details […]

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