Dana De Greff
7 days ago | Books
For the first time since its inception in 2011, Jai-Alai Magazine is accepting online submissions in short essays, poetry, fiction, translation, and art. New Times spoke with the magazine's editor José A. Villar-Portela to discuss writing, a...
16 days ago | Books
Feeling a little blasé about your bookshelf contents? Want something fresh to read but don’t know where to start? Ready to get that new Harper Lee novel, but want something more obscure as well? The following seven book recommendations have a litt...
Celebrate the Release of Harper Lee's New Book at To Kill a Mockingbird Screening at Coral Gables Art Cinema17 days ago | Books
To celebrate the publication of Harper Lee’s second novel, Go Set a Watchman, Books & Books is partnering with the Coral Gables Art Cinema for a free screening of 1962’s To Kill a Mockingbird on Tuesday. Starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch,...
21 days ago | Books
Just like sea levels, Miami's book culture is on the rise. Ever since the first Miami Book Fair International was held in 1984 (originally dubbed Books by the Bay), the fair has steadily grown into what is today—namely, an eight-day playground for...
28 days ago | Culture
This month, Bridges to/from Cuba—a writing blog with the goal of ending the “emotional” embargo between the U.S. and Cuba—launched. Soon after, cofounders and writers Ruth Behar and Richard Blanco took a week long tour of the island to spread the ...
1 month ago | Culture
Last Thursday night in the Coral Gables Congregational Church of Christ, it’s possible that more than one person had a spiritual experience, albeit the kind you find with a literary reading. Amongst the pews, candles, and bibles, Elmaz Abinader, S...