The Betsy - South Beach hosts the quarterly reading series curated by Catherine Esposito Prescott and Jen Karetnick. Called SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami), the reading series features the work of women and female-identifying writers in South Florida and beyond.
For this reading on the longest day of the year, we welcome visiting poet Jenny Molberg to Miami, with local poet Jane Ellen Glasser.
ABOUT THE POETS
Jenny Molberg won the 2014 Berkshire Prize for her debut collection of poems, Marvels of the Invisible (forthcoming, Tupelo Press). Her poems have appeared in North American Review, Missouri Review, Copper Nickel, Third Coast, The New Guard, Mississippi Review and other journals. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, is the winner of the 2013 Third Coast Poetry Prize, and was featured in Best New Poets 2014. Originally from Dallas, Jenny holds a BA from Louisiana State University, an MFA from American University, and a PhD from the University of North Texas.
Jane Ellen Glasser’s poetry has appeared in journals such as Hudson Review, Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review,and Georgia Review. In the past she reviewed poetry books for the Virginian-Pilot, edited poetry for the Ghent Quarterly and Lady Jane’s Miscellany, and co-founded the nonprofit arts organization and journal New Virginia Review. She won the Tampa Review Prize for Poetry 2005 for Light Persists and The Long Life won the Poetica Publishing Company Chapbook Contest in 2011. Her seventh poetry collection, “In the Shadow of Paradise,” appeared from FutureCycle Press in 2017. Her work may be previewed on her website: www.janeellenglasser.com
This event is free and open to the community, but your RSVP is requested by clicking the TICKETS link.