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Miami Chapbook Launch: Layla Benitez-James’ “God Suspected My Heart Was a Geode But He Had to Make Sure”

April 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Celebrate the launch of Layla Benitez-JamesGod Suspected My Heart Was a Geode But He Had to Make Sure, winner of the third annual Toi Derricotte & Cornelius Eady Chapbook Prize, selected by Major Jackson and published by Jai-Alai Books. This event is part of the month-long O, Miami Poetry Festival. Free and open to the public.

Layla Benitez-James is an artist and translator living in Alicante, Spain. Her work has appeared in The Acentos Review, Anomaly, Guernica, Waxwing and elsewhere. Audio essays about translation by Layla can be found at Asymptote Journal Podcast. Layla currently works with the Unamuno Author Series in Madrid as its Director of Literary Outreach.


April 4, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The Betsy-South Beach
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami, FL 33139 United States
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