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O, Miami Poetry Festival 2016 comes to a close May 1, 2016

The Writer’s Room at The Betsy has partnered with P. Scott Cunningham and O, Miami Poetry Festival for five years running – and every year, the festival gets bigger and better. Scott was featured in an article in Miami Modern Luxury at the end of March, as he prepared for the 30-day festival with “with more rhymes, […]

“The Ben Bram” in the 305 April 30, 2016

  Photo from @fergusonchoir on Instagram All Betsy visiting artists interact with community sharing ideas and talents. Recent Writers Room Alum, Ben Bram (Grammy winner for A Cappella arrangement!), was received as a celeb in the Miami Dade County Public Schools while in residency at the invitation of music teacher, Ryan Ellis. A note from […]

Writer’s Room Alums among 2016 Guggenheim Winners April 28, 2016

We’re thrilled to congratulate Betsy Writer’s Room Alums, Brian Turner and Sally Keith, both incredible poets, for receiving Guggenheim Fellowships this year! BRIAN TURNER Current Fellow Fellow: Awarded 2016 Field of Study: Poetry Competition: US & Canada Website: http://www.brianturner.org Brian Turner’s latest book, My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir (W.W. Norton & Co. US […]

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