Stories with 'literary scene' tag

Julian Castro on Living the American Dream

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, Julian Castro, presents a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America: An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream. Presented in partnership with The New Tropic TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M. Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. […]

/ November 1, 2018


Slate Presents “The Waves” Live in Miami!

The Waves is Slate‘s show about gender, feminism, relationships, politics, culture, news, and cats. Each week hosts Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, Christina Cauterucci, and others talk through the week’s news and culture as seen through the lens of gender and feminism. The hosts will be joined by special guests Rebecca Traister and Celest Ng, as well as leading writers and thinkers in Miami. Bring […]

/ November 1, 2018


Missing In Action, A Reading

This is the calm before the Book Fair storm… This Saturday night head to the shop to join Jitney Books authors, Luis Garcia and J.J. Colagrande, as they read and perform excerpts from their brand new books. For the first time, Luis will read “The Punkrocker’s Girlfriend,” a Raymond Carver parody from his collection of short stories, Missing. […]

/ October 19, 2017


So you want to write in Miami?

Check out these great places to tap your inner creative.

/ April 27, 2016


Your View: With VONA, writers of color finally have a home in Miami

Writers of color who want to write about more than color now have a place to do that.

/ March 2, 2016


Jennine Capó Crucet: Reveling in Miami’s absurdity

Hialeah-born writer Jennine Capó Crucet is adept at showing her readers Miami through the looking glass, celebrating the hilarity of a city fueled by cafecitos alongside the poignant stories of growing up in a cultural melting pot.

/ August 17, 2015