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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: davidhenrysterry.com  

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 […]

An artist’s response: Steven Snyder July 14, 2016

I want to thank you for selecting my art as part of Trans Art 2016. I will never forget my experience last week in Miami. The Betsy is an incredible institution that is providing wonderful community support and enrichment. The staff at the hotel were friendly, caring, and made my stay a joyous experience. I can’t […]

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