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Meet the Artist: S. Erin Batiste

Add to Calendar 2022-04-14 17:00:00 2022-04-14 17:00:00 Meet the Artist: S. Erin Batiste Library The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
5PM - 6PM
The Betsy is the home of SWWIM - SUPPORTING WOMEN WRITERS IN MIAMI - and collaboratively hosts 8 poetry readings and residencies annually.

Event Details

5PM - 6PM
The event will be live (in person) and streamed on Instagram and Facebook.

SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami) was co-founded by Jen Karetnick and Catherine Esposito Prescott. SWWIM publishes, promotes, and celebrates women writers, trans and cis women, nonbinary, intersex, and other gender-expansive communities, with a year-round reading series held at The Betsy-South Beach in Miami Beach, FL and the online poetry journal SWWIM Every Day. Together, SWWIM and The Betsy have presented almost 50 poetry readings. 

S. Erin Batiste is an interdisciplinary poet and author of the chapbook, Glory to All Fleeting Things. Additionally, she has received fellowships and generous support from PERIPLUS, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Rona Jaffe Foundation, Poets & Writers +Reese's Book Club's The Readership, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Cave Canem, and Callaloo. Batiste is a reader for The Rumpus and her own Pushcart, Best New Poets, and Best of the Net nominated work has exhibited in New York, is anthologized and appear internationally in Magma, Michigan Quarterly Review, and wildness among other decorated journals.

S. Erin batiste is a visiting writer in The Betsy Writers Room in partnership with SWWIM. 

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