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Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

Robert Runcie: Superintendent, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS)

As superintendent of the nation’s sixth largest school district — with over 270,000 students in 337 schools and approximately 30,000 employees –- Broward County Public Schools Superintendent ROBERT W. RUNCIE is committed to “Educating Today’s Students to Succeed in Tomorrow’s World.”

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BOOK TALK: Peter Alson + David Michaelis

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on BOOK TALK: Peter Alson + David Michaelis

BOOK TALK:  Peter Alson + David Michaelis

A conversation between authors PETER ALSON and DAVID MICHAELIS about their new books, “The Only Way to Play It,” and “Eleanor.”

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Adam Gopnik: The New Yorker Cometh to Miami.

Posted by on Oct 4, 2020 in Literary Arts, Videos | Comments Off on Adam Gopnik: The New Yorker Cometh to Miami.

Adam Gopnik:  The New Yorker Cometh to Miami.

Award-winning author and journalist ADAM GOPNIK has been a staff writer for “The New Yorker” since 1986.

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Howard Saltz: Newsman

Posted by on Sep 19, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Howard Saltz: Newsman

Howard Saltz:  Newsman

Pulitzer Prize-winning editor HOWARD SALTZ (b.1960) has spent a lifetime in journalism. He got his first newspaper byline at age 12, when a weekly in the Bronx, N.Y. published his essay in its annual Mother’s Day writing contest.  Most recently Saltz was the Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of the “South Florida Sun-Sentinel.” At the “Sun-Sentinel” he was responsible for all newspaper content, as well as its digital news products, the Spanish-language “El Sentinel,” and the entertainment website SouthFlorida.com. In 2013, the “Sun-Sentinel” won the most prestigious award in journalism, the Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service. 

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The Multi-Talented John Buffalo Mailer

Posted by on Aug 16, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts | Comments Off on The Multi-Talented John Buffalo Mailer

The Multi-Talented John Buffalo Mailer

JOHN BUFFALO MAILER is an award winning screenwriter, journalist, playwright, actor, and producer. Mailer was born in Brooklyn, the youngest child of two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient Norman Mailer. His mother is author Norris Church Mailer.

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Christine Dolen: All the World’s Her Stage

Posted by on Jul 6, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Christine Dolen: All the World’s Her Stage

Christine Dolen:  All the World’s Her Stage

CHRISTINE DOLEN was the Miami Herald’s theater critic from 1979 to 2015. In 1997, she was a member of the Pulitzer Prize drama jury.

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Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Literary Arts, Videos, Videos: 2016 | Comments Off on Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

Remembering Gail Sheehy – Author & Journalist

GAIL SHEEHY (1937-2020) was an iconic author, journalist, and lecturer. Sheehy is the author of seventeen books, including Passages (1976), named by the Library of Congress as one of the ten most influential books of our times. She has written biographies and character studies of major twentieth-century leaders, including Hillary Clinton, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev.

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M.J. Fièvre: Author, Poet, Editor

Posted by on Jun 6, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on M.J. Fièvre: Author, Poet, Editor

M.J. Fièvre: Author, Poet, Editor

M.J. FIÈVRE was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She moved to Miami, Florida in 2002. Her first mystery novel, Le Feu de la Vengeance, was self-published at the age of sixteen.  At just nineteen years-old, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled La Statuette Malefique. As of today, Fièvre has authored nine books in French that are widely read in Europe and the French Antilles.

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Philip Caputo: Author, Journalist, Vietnam Veteran

Posted by on May 16, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Philip Caputo: Author, Journalist, Vietnam Veteran

Philip Caputo: Author, Journalist, Vietnam Veteran

PHILIP CAPUTO is an author, journalist, and Vietnam veteran. Caputo has won 10 journalism and literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 (shared for team investigative reporting on voter fraud in Chicago), the Overseas Press Club Award in 1973, the Sidney Hillman Foundation award in 1977 (for A Rumor of War), the Connecticut Book Award in 2006, and the Literary Lights Award in 2007.

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Michael Klare: Author, Educator

Posted by on May 11, 2020 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Michael Klare: Author, Educator

Michael Klare: Author, Educator

MICHAEL T. KLARE is an author, educator and public speaker who studies issues related to war and peace. Klare also studies resource competition and international affairs.

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