The South Florida Writers Association is an association of independent and emerging writers.
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Calling All SFWA Members:
Monthly Writing Contest
All genres accepted:
Poems, haiku, short stories, essays, personal essays, one chapter of a book.
PRESENT YOUR POETRY!
Come to one of our poetry events!
You will have an open mic and the support of our many members.
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Need a second look?
Refine your work
If you would like to get feedback on your work before you send it out, feel free to attend one of our critique groups!
You will get all the group support from our fellow writers.
Our Next Monthly Meeting
September 5, 2015
Poet and writer,
Cultural activist, and
President of :
Culture in the City.
"Use of Multiple Genres to Generate Finished Works."
From: 10:30am- 12:30pm
This meeting is free and open to the public.
Please RSPV Director of Membership Brenda Roman via email: Ladyroman1@aol.com
Pinecrest Public Library
5835 S.W. 111th Street
Miami, Florida 33156
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Meet the Speaker:
Jonathan Rose is a bilingual immigration attorney, a cultural activist, and South Florida's Cultural Correspondent. He is president of Culture in the City (founded, March 2006). He has served as a judge for local, regional, national, and international poetry contests and curates multidisciplinary events centered on poetry. An accomplished poet and writer published internationally, Jonathan has served as President of the Hannah Kahn Poetry Foundation, has translated poetry and presented workshops, has appeared on radio and television, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2001, and had his short play INTERVIEW produced in 2003, with a revised version produced by New Theatre as part of their 1-Act Festival in July of 2013.
Since 1999, he has published the arts calendar CULTURAL BULLETIN and has moderated the Famous Last Friday Open Mic Poetry Readings at Books and Books in Coral Gables since 1992. In May 2008, Jonathan Rose received a Shining Star Award from the Arts & Business Council "in recognition of extraordinary work as a mobilizer, a resource, and an innovator whose leadership skills enhance the quality of life in Greater Miami through the arts."
Jonathan is the Official Poet of the Beethoven Society of Miami-Dade County. He is a member of the Theater League of South Florida since 2000. Jonathan has served as an officer of Lip, Tongue & Ear Poetry Guild, has given workshops for the Poetry Society of America, and has appeared on radio and television. He served as a grants panelist for the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs from 2008-2014. As correspondent for CULTURAL BULLETIN, Jonathan has covered Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Book Fair International, and the Miami International Film Festival--among other Greater Miami events. Currently, he serves as Program Director for the South Florida Writers Association.
Also, Jonathan is a Board Member of Life Is Art. He and Connie Goodman-Milone are co-authors of the Bereavement Poetry Project, an anthology of poems on healing and loss.
On Saturday, September 5, Jonathan’s topic will be "Use of Multiple Genres to Generate Finished Works."
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