Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

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 […]

Words flow flow flow July 25, 2016

Writer David Henry Sterry recently stayed with us as part of our Writers in Residence program, and found his stay to be very productive and inspiring. Upon his return home, Sterry sent a token of his appreciation – one that reveals his sense of humor, wit and gratitude. Read more from Sterry at his website:  

Norman Manea – In the News July 21, 2016

Saluting Betsy Writers Room and FIU Exile Writer’s Residency Alum, Norman Manea, for a fabulous shoutout as Library of America’s Story of the Week!  “A few years back, the novelist Philip Roth told a Vanity Fair reporter an anecdote he has often related to underscore his concern that the audience for serious literature was dwindling […]

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