Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

Writer’s Room Alum: Idra Novey, in the news September 22, 2016

Idra Novey is a poet, translator, and newly-minted fiction writer. Ms. Novey was a Writer in Residence here at The Betsy Writer’s Room back in May, 2015. The Jewish Book Council recently interviewed Ms. Novey on her first novel, Ways to Disappear. Ms. Novey spoke about her novel during her stay with us. It addresses the […]

Carlos Pintado: American Poetry Review September 15, 2016

We are thrilled to read work by Carlos Pintado, a Writer’s Room alum, in American Poetry Review. Click the image to read his work (in English!). Carlos will be participating in our Escribe Aquí 2016 Cultural Festival, now till October 13th. Learn more about the festival and events at our Programs page, HERE.  

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 […]

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