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
On April 9, if you happen to be in Vermont, don’t miss a lecture by Haitian writer Jessica (M.J.) Fievre. “Writing Haiti: Myth, Culture, and Creativity” will be held at 7 p.m. in the St. Edmund’s Hall Farrell Room (#315) … Continue reading Writing Haiti: Myth, Culture, and Creativity
Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop “VONA has been an astonishingly rich source of great talent and brilliant work. This anthology bursts from that deep well. It is essential work from important writers.” –Luis Alberto Urrea, … Continue reading Vona/Voices and Dismantle Launch Party at AWP
The Sliver of Stone team had a lot of fun at the 2014 AWP Conference! #awp14 #awpblues Continue reading 2014 AWP Conference in Seattle: Sliver of Stone
A note from writer Andrea Askowitz: If anyone cares, here are the authors I’m going to hear. There are so many great things I’m missing, but here are some highlights. SATURDAY, November 23 11:00: Joyce Maynard reading from her new book, After … Continue reading Andrea’s Guide to the Miami Book Fair International
The 10th edition of the Cent Journal is now available. It includes poems from 22 Miami Poetry Collective writers (including M.J. Fievre) and group history by founding member Scott Cunningham. Cover design by Erin Money. We love all our contributors, our folding … Continue reading Miami Poetry Collective’s 10 Cents
With Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island. With writers Anjanette Delgado, Andrea Askowitz, Mahalia Solages, and Fabienne Sylvia Josaphat: Continue reading Hanging out at the 2013 FIU Writers Conference
A note from Les Standiford, Director of the Creative Program at Florida International University [The] most illustrious lineup ever has been finalized for the 2013 FIU Writers’ Conference at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, October 24-25. Dennis Lehane, author … Continue reading FIU Writers Conference 2013
Flash NON-Fiction, a creative writing workshop led by the widely published, Miami-based M.J. Fievre, runs eight weeks and starts on Tuesday, September 17, at the Center for Literature and Theater. Visit their website or call 305.237.3023 for more information. Deadline to register … Continue reading M.J. Fievre Talks Flash!
Writers looking to fine-tune their skills with the help some of Miami’s best writers can take advantage of a series of workshops The Center for Literature and Theater @ Miami Dade College is presenting starting September. The topics covered include … Continue reading Nonfiction Workshop with MJ
June 15, 2013. South Regional / Broward College Library. I read “I Am Riding” to the kids. They loved it! We sang a song about riding, screamed onomatopoeias and colored pages from the book. The Anancy Festival is a celebration … Continue reading Storytelling time at the Anancy Festival
O, Miami! Alongside poets Nick Vagnoni and Yaddyra Peralta, I conducted a free ekphrastic poetry workshop on April 13 at the Miami Art Museum (MAM) located at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130. For more info about O, Miami, … Continue reading 04.13.13 O, Miami! Trilingual Poetry Workshop at MAM