Updates and Musings from the Writer's Room

“… 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 […]

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 […]

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