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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 […]

The Betsy Writer’s Room proudly salutes Kevin Young! March 16, 2017

We were thrilled to learn that The New Yorker has recently named Writer’s Room alum Kevin Young as the new Poetry Editor of The New Yorker. Young participated in our annual Under the Influence Poetry Reading as part of National Poetry Month with  O, Miami in April of 2016. “Paul Muldoon, who for a decade […]

FIU Writers on the Bay Series: Sharing Passion for Writing February 13, 2017

Florida International University’s online publication, Panther Now, recently reported on The Writers on the Bay series, presented in partnership with The Betsy – South Beach, calling it “an opportunity to share passion for writing.” A portion of the post is below. POSTED BY: MARTINA BRETOUS JANUARY 22, 2017 Kayleen Padron/Staff Writer Panthers at The Biscayne […]

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