Volume 1, Number 4 - November 15, 2010

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Six Miami Dade College professors will be reading their literature at the Miami Book Fair International.

 

Preston Allen

Preston Allen will be reading from his book Jesus Boy on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. in Prometeo Theater, located in building one of Wolfson Campus in Room 1101.

Some of Allen’s previous works include All or Nothing, and Churchboys and Other Sinners.

Allen teaches creative writing at North Campus.

 

Alfredo Triff

Philosophy professor, Alfredo Triff, will be reading from his new book, Higado Al Ensayo at this year’s Miami Book Fair International on Monday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 3209.

The reading will be in Spanish.

Triff’s previous works include Pulpa and Miami Arts Explosion: The New Times Column.

Triff teaches philosophy at Wolfson Campus.

 

Octavio Roca

Octavio Roca, chairperson of the arts and philosophy department at North Campus, will be reading from his book Cuban Ballet on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 7106.

Among his works are Scotto, More Than a Diva and American Dance: A Constantly Evolving Tradition.

Roca teaches philosophy at North Campus.

 

Michael Hettich

Professor Michael Hettich will be reading from his book, Like Happiness on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 3410.

Among Hettich’s previous works are Flock and Shadow: New and Selected Poems, Swimmer Dreams and Singing with My Father.

Hettich teaches English and creative writing at Wolfson Campus. He is also the co-adviser for Wolfson’s literary magazine, Metromorphosis.

 

John Adkins

John Adkins will be reading from his new book Animals Get Scared Too, Just Like You! at the Children’s Alley on Friday, Nov. 19 at 10:30 a.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 12:30 p.m. and at 4:15 p.m.

Adkins is a professor and chairperson of the arts and philosophy department at Kendall Campus.

 

Geoffrey Philp

Geoffrey Philp, chairperson of the college prep department at North Campus, will participate in this year’s Miami Book Fair International by reading from his new poetry book, Dub Wise on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m. in Room 3410.

Philp’s earlier works consist of Uncle Obadiah and Alien, Grandpa Sydney's Anancy Stories and Twelve Poems and A Story for Christmas.

Philp teaches creative writing and English Composition at North Campus.


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