Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

Welcoming Poet Jennifer Grotz in October October 16, 2017

The Betsy Writer’s Room is pleased to welcome poet Jennifer Grotz to Miami Beach this October. A wonderful poet from University of Rochester, Grotz was recently featured by the Academy of American Poets ( on their Poem-A-Day feature. For more on this and other poets, visit the website.

The Betsy welcomes Trinity College Poet Magge J. Nigro July 31, 2017

Please join us in welcoming Magge Nigro, this year’s awardee of the South Beach Writing Residency. Learn more about this program, in collaboration with The Betsy – South Beach, The Betsy Writer’s Room, and Trinity College. Ms. Nigro is the fourth Poet in Residence as part of this program. To see earlier residency recipients, visit […]

“… the complex and rich humanity of non-English-speakers.” July 6, 2017

Escribe Aquí Breakfast Arts Salon  at The Betsy 9:30 a.m. Monday, June 19 Latin American authors are often pigeonholed into writing immigrant stories or tales of their homeland meant to awe with exotic locales and customs, leaving out the complex and rich humanity of non-English-speakers. The Betsy recently received a Knight Foundation grant to combat […]

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