Dana De Greff
8 days ago | Books
You may know the Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco for his reading at President Obama's second inauguration, or more recently, the poem he recited in honor the reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba. He has written poetry books and memoirs...
12 days ago | Books
The thought of writing a series that spans a century with each chapter representing a year might sound daunting to some authors. Jane Smiley, however, is not just any author. With her latest novel, Golden Age, she closes out what has been dubbed t...
15 days ago | Books
It may strike some people as odd that Miami is becoming known as a literary city. Creative, yes. Artsy, sure. But is literary a stretch? If you have ever attended the Miami Book Fair before, the answer is a resounding "no." If this is your first t...
Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on First Miami Book Fair Visit: "Looking Forward to Meeting the Local Poets"15 days ago | Books
If there’s one poet you don’t want to miss this year at the Miami Book Fair, it’s Juan Felipe Herrera. Not just because this past June he was named U.S. poet laureate, but also because his writing is engaging, socially conscious, and performative....
24 days ago | Culture
Always wanted to know what it’s really like to live in Cuba? Interested in what’s happening now that the embargo has been lifted? Well, Miami, you’re in luck. On Thursday evening at Ball & Chain, Cuba’s first independent digital news platform,...
1 month ago | Stage
If you listen to NPR or are a fan of stories told out loud, then you've probably heard of The Moth. Created by poet and novelist George Dawes Green, the storytelling program has been around for more than a decade. “I started The Moth in New York i...