11.15.15 Poem Depot at the Miami Book Fair International

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

Miami Beach: Boot Camp for Queer Writers with Jan Becker

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

BADASS storytellers visit Books & Books in Coral Gables

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

Dan Wakefield talks about Anthony Gagliano

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

Evil, Blessings, Grace, and Solace: Beverly Donofrio at the Miami Book Fair

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

Writing in Non-Traditional Settings: Exchange for Change!

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!