Anthony Adverse hosts the Poem Depot

M.J. is a proud member of the Miami Poetry Collective, famous for its Poem Depot, a regular feature of Wynwood’s Second Saturday Art Walk. Pictures taken at Java Head Mansion, Coral Gables, where the Miami Woman’s Club held an international dinner and costume party  on Saturday, May 22 at 7 p.m., to raise funds to help restore the historic Miami Woman’s Club. Special focus was on the massive, unique Anthony Adverse murals in the Java Head dining room. Read article about it here.

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Literary Arts: Delta Blues

On Tuesday, May 18, writers Lynne Barrett and Les Standiford gave a joint reading at Books & Books in Coral Gables to celebrate the publication of Delta Blues, an anthology edited by Carolyn Haines with a foreword by Morgan Freeman. Delta Blues is “where crime fiction intertwines with the soul of the blues.” LES STANDIFORD is the author of the critically acclaimed Last Train to Paradise, Meet You in Hell, and Washington Burning, as well as ten novels. Recipient of the Frank O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, he is director of the Creative Writing Program at Florida International University in Miami. On Tuesday, citing Janet Burroway and Eudora…

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