Lominy Books was recently featured in the Miami Herald, in an article by Siobhan Morrissey titled “In South Florida, the power of small presses grows.” “By day, M.J. Fièvre works as a Creole interpreter in Miami’s Circuit Court,” Morrissey writes. … Continue reading Lominy Books @ The Miami Book Fair
It’s Miami Book Fair season! On Sunday, November 15, at the Miami Book Fair International, poets Jan Becker, Leenie Moore, and M.J. Fievre will create on-demand verses for passers-by on manual typewriters. The project is called the “Poem Depot,” and … Continue reading 11.15.15 Poem Depot at the Miami Book Fair International
Lip Service is back for a night of POWER! You know the crazy power trip someone goes on when they get a fancy uniform? Or the power of society to make us do things in the name of beauty? Come … Continue reading Lip Service is back for a night of POWER!
Tickets are on sale NOW for Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud Join us for a night of POWER co-produced by Aqua Foundation for Women Saturday, May 9, 8 p.m. Tix are $15 general, $30 preferred. Click here for tix: … Continue reading Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud
On Sunday, April 12, starting at Soundscape Park, musician Taylor Ho Bynum led a group of free-wheeling Peddling Poets who presented site-specific poetry and music on a 16-mile loop, routing through downtown Miami and Miami Beach area, with stops at … Continue reading Peddling Poets Bike Ride around Miami
On March 28th and 29th, join writer Jan Becker‘s bootcamp for queer writers, an intensive prompt-driven poetry and flash non-fiction workshop. (The term boot camp may sound intimidating, but the only real order is, “permission to write freely.”) This two-day workshop is designed … Continue reading Miami Beach: Boot Camp for Queer Writers with Jan Becker
From Gulf Stream Magazine: Do you have a great story to tell and need to get it on the page as soon as possible? Have you already started writing a novel and can’t see it through to the end? If … Continue reading How to Write a Novel in Six Months: A Workshop in Miami
Opening words at the Tribute to Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee on February 11, 2015, @ Miami Dade College (North Campus) Today I am honored to pay my respect to two phenomenal women. Today we celebrate the lives of Maya and Ruby, not … Continue reading A Tribute to Maya Angelou and Ruby Dee, by Suze Guillaume
I read from the BADASS last night at Books & Books (265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables), celebrating the eighth anniversary of Lip Service. Lip Service is a quarterly event that features eight stories, by eight writers, that are only eight minutes long. … Continue reading BADASS storytellers visit Books & Books in Coral Gables
One of my favorite people in the world: Dan Wakefield. Dan, who introduced me to the world of nonfiction at Florida International University, is a novelist, journalist and screenwriter whose best-selling memoir “New York in the Fifties” was produced as a … Continue reading Dan Wakefield talks about Anthony Gagliano
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
Lit Crawl, a bar crawl with literary readings, officially began in San Francisco in 2006. But really it began thousands of years earlier when the first homo ergaster decided to crawl from cave to cave reading her poems about stone … Continue reading O, Miami Lit Crawl