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Ana Menéndez: Author, Journalist, Educator

Posted by on Jun 16, 2024 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Ana Menéndez: Author, Journalist, Educator

Ana Menéndez:  Author, Journalist, Educator

ANA MENÉNDEZ has published five books of fiction: “The Apartment” (2023), “Adios, Happy Homeland!” (2011), “The Last War” (2009), “Loving Che” (2004) and “In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd” (2001), whose title story won a Pushcart Prize. She has worked as a journalist in the United States and abroad, lastly as a prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald.

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Cartoonist Bill Griffith: Creator of Zippy the Pinhead

Posted by on Jun 11, 2024 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Cartoonist Bill Griffith: Creator of Zippy the Pinhead

Cartoonist Bill Griffith:  Creator of Zippy the Pinhead

Cartoonist BILL GRIFFITH is best known for his surreal daily comic strip ZIPPY THE PINHEAD. The catchphrase “Are we having fun yet?” is credited to Griffith.

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“The Hours” & “Day” — A Video Chat with Pulitzer Prize Recipient Michael Cunningham

Posted by on Apr 30, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on “The Hours” & “Day” — A Video Chat with Pulitzer Prize Recipient Michael Cunningham

“The Hours” & “Day” — A Video Chat with Pulitzer Prize Recipient Michael Cunningham

MICHAEL CUNNINGHAM is an author and screenwriter. He has written eight novels, two screenplays, and a collection of short stories and non-fiction pieces. Cunningham is most well known for his 1998 novel, “The Hours,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was later adapted into a movie starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman.

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The Creative Adventures of Brigitte “Bibi” Andrade

Posted by on Apr 2, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on The Creative Adventures of Brigitte “Bibi” Andrade

The Creative Adventures of Brigitte “Bibi” Andrade

BRIGITTE “BIBI” ANDRADE a multi-talented artist, Fashion Institute of Technology graduate, and former model, is a 33 year veteran of the Beauty Industry, and the creator of a unique series of comic books.

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Edgar Recipient Christina Lane Documents Forgotten Women of the Film Industry

Posted by on Mar 27, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts | Comments Off on Edgar Recipient Christina Lane Documents Forgotten Women of the Film Industry

Edgar Recipient Christina Lane Documents Forgotten Women of the Film Industry

DR. CHRISTINA LANE is an Edgar® Award-winning author, and educator. Her book, “Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, The Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock” is a biography of Joan Harrison who was one of Alfred Hitchcock’s closest collaborators.

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Best Selling Author Dani Shapiro

Posted by on Mar 7, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Best Selling Author Dani Shapiro

Best Selling Author Dani Shapiro

DANI SHAPIRO  is the author of eleven books, and the host and creator of the hit podcast Family Secrets. Her most recent novel, “Signal Fires,” was named a best book of 2022 by NPR, Time Magazine, Washington Post, Amazon, and others, and is a national bestseller.

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Celebrating Women’s History Month 2024

Posted by on Feb 29, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Celebrating Women’s History Month 2024

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2024

In celebration of WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2023, we have curated a group of video interviews from the ArtSpeak archives with prominent women in the arts, who are connected to the Miami and South Florida areas.

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David Park: Activist, Author, and Educator

Posted by on Feb 23, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on David Park: Activist, Author, and Educator

David Park: Activist, Author, and Educator

DAVID PARK PhD is an author, musician, and educator.  Park’s research interests include critical political economy of communication, new media technologies, media and democracy, environmental sustainability, consumerism, and international communication.

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Adam Gopnik Does “The Real Work”

Posted by on Feb 12, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Adam Gopnik Does “The Real Work”

Adam Gopnik Does “The Real Work”

ADAM GOPNIK is a writer and essayist most well-known as a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine. He is also the author of 10 books. 

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Poet Major Jackson

Posted by on Feb 2, 2024 in Interviews, Literary Arts | Comments Off on Poet Major Jackson

Poet Major Jackson

MAJOR JACKSON is the author of six books of poetry, including “Razzle Dazzle: New & Selected Poems” (2023), “The Absurd Man” (2020), “Roll Deep” (2015), “Holding Company” (2010), “Hoops” (2006) and “Leaving Saturn” (2002), which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize for a first book of poems. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves as the Poetry Editor of The Harvard Review.

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