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45. John Dufresne

8 years ago by Liz Tracy
In honor of our MasterMind genius awards, Cultist proudly presents "100 Creatives," where we feature Miami's cultural superheroes in random order. Have suggestions for future profiles? Email cultist@miaminewtimes.com with the whos and whys. 45. John DufresneAuthor John Dufresne teaches creative writing to MFA students at Florida International University. Although professors are...
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John Dufresne: Miami's Muse

7 years ago by Jorge Casuso
John Dufresne: Miami's Muse
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John Dufresne Talks Being Lonely, Misunderstood, and Sad During Christmas

7 years ago by Matt Preira
We understand that Dickens intended A Christmas Carol to be, in part, a critique of class power dynamics. And that the reprehensible-but-ultimately-redeemed Ebenezer Scrooge is supposed to symbolize some kind of hardened capitalist. But no matter how totally 1% the dude was, he had a point when it came to...
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Saturday at the Miami Book Fair: Dennis Lehane, James W. Hall, John Dufresne, Sam Sarkar

10 years ago by Tim Elfrink
Dennis Lehane On its 25th anniversary, the Miami Book Fair International is just that -- drawing authors from around the world as varied and well respected as Salman Rushdie and Frank McCourt. Saturday morning's marquee session, however, felt more like a hometown celebration, bringing together three of the most successful...
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SBWFF 2011: Dufresne, Conant, Burrell and Others Spotted at Star-Studded Scarpetta Soiree

8 years ago by Riki Altman
​The 2011 South Beach Wine & Food Festival didn't officially start until this morning, but Food Network magazine snuck in a star-studded soiree last night at Scarpetta that really wowed fans. Appearances by Scott Conant, Sunny Anderson, Anne Burrell, and Melissa D'Arabian were scheduled, but Wylie Dufresne and Geoffrey Zakarian...
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Miami People 2011

7 years ago by New Times staff
Miami People 2011 View our Miami People 2011 slide show.
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Hutchinson Island Writer's Conference Early Bird Special

10 years ago by P. Scott Cunningham
All you hard-drinking, never-novel-finishing people out there, listen up. Sometimes we all need a jump start. Ours over here at the Miami New Times is that cruel Muse we call "Deadline", whose red tail is forever smacking us in the back of the head just when we're getting into a...
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The Sweat Broadsides at Miami Book Fair: "Like a Mini-Concert, but With Poem-Songs"

4 years ago by Abel Folgar
The Sweat Broadside project has been going strong since "a sweltering evening in 2009, a group of visual artists and writers met at Sweat Records in Miami to share their work and talk about ways they might work together." Showing the tangibility of modern poetics, writers and visual artists have...
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John Dufresne

John Dufresne is one of those great authors who write a lot about writing. And not just in his classic how-to books, such as Is Life Like This?, a step-by-step guide to writing a novel in six months, with chapters ingeniously broken into week-by-week advice for the aspiring wordsmith. No,...
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Write On

8 years ago by Amanda McCorquodale
How do you beat writer’s block? Do you thrash your head against a wall? Down a fifth of Jack and mutter atonal Bob Dylan songs? Give up and sell insurance? Next time a blank page triggers a panic attack, try doodling. That’s the advice of famed writer/cartoonist Lynda Barry, who...

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