YA Writer Series off to a great start!

Betsy’s Writer’s Room welcomed Matt de la Peña in September, to kick off our Young Adults Writer’s Series. Presented in partnership with Miami-Dade Public County Library System (MDPLS) and Florida International University, Matt spent a few nights in The Writer’s Room at The Betsy, and shared his knowledge with the writing community.

Writers Series at The Betsy

Here, Matt is seen on the left with PEN Faulkner winning author, Benjamin Alire Saenz, center, and Pablo Cartaya, Betsy Literary Programs Manager, on the right.

For more images from the Library workshop, and the FIU classroom – where Matt taught a 4000 level English class on Hispanic/Latino literature at FIU – visit our Flickr album HERE.