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Remembering the late Zimbabwean Poet, Chenjerai Hove July 16, 2015

BBC reported on Tuesday, one of Zimbabwe’s best known writers, Chenjerai Hove, has died in Norway at the age of 59. Chen Hove was a friend and alumnus of The Betsy Writer’s Room, and spoke to young poets during a Salon here in Miami, as part of his residency.  Here, we remember the poet and […]

Miami Summer Music Festival at The Betsy July 8, 2015

As Host Hotel, The Betsy’s Writers Room is proud to support the MSMF by hosting major American composers, Bernard Rand and Chinury Ung, pictured here (left to right) with FIU-Composer in Residence Orlando Garcia, and FIU Senior Instructor and Amernet Quartet Violist, Michael Klotz. The Betsy will host several free events with MSMF in July […]

Best American Poetry: From The Writer’s Room

VONA/Voices Joins the Miami Literary Movement- with programming this summer at U of  Miami, Books&Books, and The Betsy – South Beach by Chauncey Mabe – posted on Best American Poetry, July 7, 2015 The reception welcoming VONA/Voices to Miami was scheduled for the roof of The Betsy-South Beach Hotel, with space and views and paella […]

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