Posts Tagged: Miami

This Week in Indie Boosktores

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Deep Vellum Books is looking for a partner. The publisher runs a successful Dallas bookstore alongside the indie press, but owner Will Evans says running both is proving too much.

Queens, New York still needs a second bookstore to serve the 2.3 million people.

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Welcome to Miami

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For The Daily Beast, Alex Segura analyzes what makes Miami such a great backdrop for mystery novels and stories:

It’s easy to be lulled by the Caribbean breeze and beautiful sights, but Miami can be lethal, too, its urban sprawl littered with illicit deals, shocking scandals and seething corruption—a collection of dark tales and only-in-Miami stories illuminated by the flickering neon signs that line the streets.

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Paper Trumpets #26: Famous Myths of the Golden Age

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This is part of the mystery and sometimes frustration of doing collage—trying to remember where things came from. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with Les Standiford

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Prolific writer and Director of the FIU Creative Writing Program Les Standiford takes a look back at his career in books, including Water to the Angels and Bringing Adam Home, and tells us what's next. ...more

Streaming the Book Fair, Olympic-Style

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According to a report in the New York Times, PBS will be live-streaming the Miami Book Fair at Dade College later this month. Representatives at PBS cite a strong correlation between public television watchers and book consumers, and will be working with the festival to broadcast “Olympic-style coverage” of author events, panels, and interviews.

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O, Miami!

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If you’re in Miami this April, please come check out O, Miami! It’s a wonderful, month-long poetry festival featuring translation and editing workshops, open mics, yoga, poetry karaoke, a youth poetry slam, and readings from poets like Jimmy Santiago Baca, Elena Medel, and Jaswinder Bolina.

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O, Miami

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If you’re down south this April, please come and check out O, Miami, a month-long poetry festival that promises to deliver a poem to all 2.6 million+ residents of Miami-Dade County.

It’s an explosive event that is reinventing Miami as a literary arts destination.

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