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World-renowned authors from across the United States, working and teaching in major universities across the country, will gather in Miami for this exciting literary event. The festival will begin the evening of March 28 in The Betsy’s underground speakeasy, B Bar, and will continue through March 29 with a series of panels, readings, a Spanish poetry slam, special dance presentations by The Peter London Global Dance Company in Miami, and a culminating Betsy roof top party to celebrate Iberoamerican literature and authors.

ESCRIBE AQUÍ 2015 EVENT SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH

Panel 1: Se habla español/Se habla inglés: literatura en los Estados Unidos
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
· Anjanette Delgado (Puerto Rico)
· Teresa Dovalpage (Cuba)
· Brenda Lozano (México)
· Moderador: Pablo Cartaya

PRESENTACIÓN Y LECTURA DE LA NOVELA GANADORA DEL PREMIO EQUIS 2014
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

LUNCH
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Peter London Global Dance Company
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Panel 2: Local o global: escribir desde Miami
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

· Rodolfo Pérez Valero (Cuba)
· Camilo Pino (Venezuela)
· Carlos Gámez Pérez (España)
· Moderadora: Catalina Ramírez

POETRY SLAM
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Panel 3: Cómo afrontar la escritura en un país ajeno
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm

· Marina Perezagua (España)
· Salvador Luis (Perú)
· Moderadora: Gloria Noriega

Panel 4: Presente y futuro de la literatura iberoamericana en los Estados Unidos
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm

· Giovanna Rivero (Bolivia)
· Hernán Vera Álvarez (Argentina)
· Moderador: Alfredo Palacio
THE PETER LONDON GLOBAL DANCE COMPANY & RECEPTION AT THE BETSY ROOF DECK
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Books will be available for purchase and signing throughout the weekend

BACKGROUND: The Betsy-South Beach (www.thebetsyhotel.com) has a rich literary history (www.betsywritersroom.com) and is well regarded for its promotion of culture and art through a unique philanthropy, arts, culture and education program (PACE), which is the driving force behind the four-star luxury hotel’s mission. With a commitment to diversity, a natural next step is to honor Iberoamerican authors living in the United States. The Betsy’s ESCRIBE AQUI is a new festival – the only one of it’s kind in the region – that celebrates Iberoamerican literature –

CONTACT US:
Pablo Cartaya – [email protected]
Deborah Briggs – [email protected]
PR & Media Inquiries – Michelle Payer Communications, [email protected]

www.thebetsyhotel.com | www.betsywritersroom.com

RESERVE YOUR SPACE TODAY

All events are free and open to the public.

REGISTER ONLINE!

The Betsy – South Beach and The Writer’s Room at The Betsy 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-5331-6100 | www.thebetsyhotel.com

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