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SWWIM Poetry Night

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The Betsy - South Beach

1440 Ocean Drive

Miami Beach, FL 33139

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The Betsy - South Beach hosts SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami), a quarterly reading series curated by Catherine Esposito Prescott and Jen Karetnick. The reading series features the work of women and female-identifying writers in South Florida and beyond.

For this last reading of the 2016-17 Season, we welcome poet Allison Joseph to Miami.

ABOUT THE POET:

Allison Joseph is Associate Professor of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Joseph is the author of What Keeps Us Here (Ampersand, 1992), Soul Train (Carnegie Mellon, 1997), In Every Seam (Pittsburgh, 1997), Imitation of Life (Carnegie Mellon, 2003) and Worldly Pleasures (Word Press, 2004). Her honors include the John C. Zacharis First Book Prize, fellowships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences, and an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Poetry. She is editor and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review and director of the Young Writers Workshop, an annual summer residential creative writing workshop for high school writers. She holds the Judge Williams Holmes Cook Endowed Professorship.

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