Posts with the Category of: 2013 November

Miami Book Fair An Unlikely Success Story

Miami Book Fair International Ribbon Cutting

In 1984, Eduardo Padron, President of Miami Dade College and Mitchell Kaplan, owner of an independent bookstore sought to put Miami on the literary map by launching a book fair there. The idea seemed lofty, and the section of town where it was to be held was best described as unsavory. But the pair remained […]

Rest In Peace, Doris Lessing


This week saw the passing of Nobel prize-winning author Doris Lessing, whose novel ‘The Golden Notebook’ was considered to be her finest work, and is still in print 50 years after its initial publication. The groundbreaking book, said to be loosely autobiographical, centered around character Anna Wulf, a novelist who struggled with writers block. A […]

It’s National Write A Novel Month

Have you been putting off writing that novel? Now is the perfect time to get the project jump started, since November is National Write A Novel Month. I’ve got plenty of classes and workshops to start you on your project, so what are you waiting for? For some added motivation, join us at the launch […]