The United States isn’t the only country in the world where people celebrate Thanksgiving. Here are five others: Canada, Liberia, (one town in) the Netherlands, Grenada, and the Australian territory of the Norfolk Island. According to Zack Beauchamp, “Canadian Thanksgiving … Continue reading A Canadian Thanksgiving, by Daniela Lara Serna
Apple pie is a regular guest at Thanksgiving parties across the U.S. In Bolivia, this dessert is not as popular, but those who enjoy it wish it were available in more coffee shops and bakeries. My cousin-in-law, Eliana, is the … Continue reading A Classic with a Twist, by Milena Gigliotti
One of the authors who gave us a great blurb for BADASS, Beverly Donofrio, is presenting at the Book Fair on Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Donofrio is the author of RIDING IN CARS WITH BOYS, a best-selling memoir that was … Continue reading Evil, Blessings, Grace, and Solace: Beverly Donofrio at the Miami Book Fair
After 4 months in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, teaching Writing to a group of dynamic students, it’s time to say good bye. I’m looking forward to returning to Miami because I’m going to work as a writing instructor … Continue reading Writing in Non-Traditional Settings: Exchange for Change!
Mark your calendar, Miami: Thursday, November 20, at 6:00pm As Orlando-based Burrow Press expands its 15 Views Anthology Series to the 305, come celebrate the release of 15 Views of Miami with a head-to-head, bracket-style reading that pits Miami and Orlando … Continue reading Miami Vs. Orlando
This Q&A with M.J. Fievre is part of Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, The Double Album, edited by Andrea Askowitz. Click here to buy the book. Don’t miss the launch of the story collection on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading I would be an excellent X-rated film critic (Anyone hiring?)
Dariel Suarez was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. He lived there until 1997, when he immigrated to the United States. He’s the author of the chapbook In the Land of Tropical Martyrs, upcoming from Backbone Press. It is available … Continue reading Dariel Suarez in Search of Genuine Thought and Emotion
Sarah Klein and Andrea Askowitz were pimping Badass last night, telling people about our debut at the Miami Book Fair International. At The Swamp, Wed. November 19, 7 p.m. Corner of NE 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue. The show they … Continue reading Badass chicks
Edited by Jaquira Diaz and published by Burrow Press, 15 Views of Miami is a literary portrait of the Magic City told in fifteen loosely linked stories by fifteen Miami authors. Sprawling from Hialeah to Homestead, from Wynwood to Stiltsville, … Continue reading 15 Views of Miami
In honor of its eight-year-anniversary, Lip Service is launching Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album (Lominy Books, 2014) edited by Andrea Askowitz. This anthology is a collection of some of the best of Lip Service’s first eight years. Lip Service is a John S. … Continue reading What a Badass!