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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 […]

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 […]

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