Posts Tagged: Miami

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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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