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Hollywood, Florida
954-927-3341
03Oct
SWWIM Poetry Reading: Callihan & Peralta
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Betsy Hotel
Date: October 03, 2018 to October 03, 2018
Where: The Betsy Hotel, 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, United States, 33139
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Event Type: Other
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The Betsy and SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers In Miami), created by local poets Catherine Esposito Prescott and Jen Karetnick, present the final reading of the 2017-18 series. Join us for a special evening of poetry from Writer in Residence, Nicole Callihan, who will read with co-author, poet Samar Abdel Jaber. Yaddyra Peralta will represent Miami's poet community. The event is free to attend, but your RSVP is requested. ABOUT THE POETS Nicole Callihan writes poems, stories and essays. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming in, among others, American Poetry Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Tin House, Copper Nickel, Plume, and as a Poem-a-Day feature from the Academy of American Poets. Her books include the 2012 nonfiction Henry River Mill Village which she wrote with Ruby Young Kellar and which documented the rise and fall of a tiny mill village turned ghost town in North Carolina, as well as, SuperLoop, a collection of poems published in early 2014. In 2015, she received, with Zo��Ryder White, the Baltic Writing Residency Chapbook Contest Award for their chapbook A Study in Spring which was released by Rabbit Catastrophe Press in fall 2015. Her book, The Deeply Flawed Human, was released by Deadly Chaps Press in summer 2016; in summer 2017, Finishing Line Press published Downtown, and in Spring 2018 Aging was released from YES Poetry. Her latest project, Translucence, is a dual-language cross-cultural collaboration with Palestinian poet Samar Jaber Abdel (Indolent 2018). The Assistant Director and a Senior Language Lecturer at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering, Nicole frequently collaborates with artists and actors throughout New York City. Samar Abdel Jaber is the author of Wa fi rewayaten okhra (And There Are Other Accounts; Malameh Publishing House, 2008); Madha law konna ashbahan (What If We Were Ghosts; Dar Al Ahleyya Publishers, 2013), winner of the Palestinian Young Writer of the Year Award granted by the A.M. Qattan Foundation; an
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