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SWWIM Poetry Reading

Date:
Add to Calendar 2024-04-10 18:00:00 2024-04-10 18:00:00 SWWIM Poetry Reading Carlton Room The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
Time:
6 PM TO 8:30 PM
Location:
Carlton Room
Meet the Artist and Poetry Reading

Event Details

Meet the Poet, Tyler Mills, Artist in Residence in The Betsy Writers Room.
Stay for a Poetry reading with Tyler Mills and Jennifer Litt.
Poet and Co-founder of SWWIM, Catherine Esposito Prescott will host.

The event will be held in The Carlton Room, Hohauser Wing, The Betsy Hotel
Enter through 1433 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl. 

This event is sponsored by SWWIM - Supporting Women Writers in Miami - in partnership withThe Betsy Hotel. 

Tyler Mills is a poet, essayist, and educator. Her forthcoming memoir,The Bomb Cloud (Unbound Edition Press 2024), was awarded a Café Royal Cultural Foundation NYC Literature Award and has been excerpted in AGNI, Brevity, Bennington Review, River Teeth, and The Rumpus, and won the Copper Nickel Editor’s Prize in Prose. Her poetry guidebook, Poetry Studio: Prompts for Poets, is forthcoming from the University of Akron Press in 2024

Jennifer Litt is the author of the chapbook, Maximum Speed Through Zero (Blue Lyra Press, 2016). Her full-length poetry collection, Strictly from Hunger, was released from Accents Publishing in June 2022. Jennifer’s work has appeared in several publications, including Blue Earth Review, ellipsis…literature and art, Gulf Stream, Jet Fuel Review, Lumina, Naugatuck River Review, nycBigCityLit, South Florida Poetry Journal, and Stone Canoe. She lives in Fort Lauderdale.

SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami) was co-founded by Jen Karetnick and Catherine Esposito Prescott. SWWIM publishes, promotes, and celebrates women-identifying writers and all gender-expansive definitions of that term with a year-round reading series held at The Betsy-South Beach in Miami Beach, FL and the online poetry journal SWWIM Every Day. Poems first published in SWWIM Every Day have been included in Best American Poetry and the Best American Poetry blog, Best of the Net, Best Spiritual Literature, The Orison Anthology, Poets.org, Poetry Daily, The Slowdown, Substack Reads, The Writer’s Almanac, and Women's Voices for Change, among other anthologies, podcasts, and columns, and have garnered Pushcart nominations from contributing editors.
 

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