First Draft: A Literary Social with Raquel V. Reyes

Wednesday, October 9 @ 6:30 pm

On Demand (Virtual)

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Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories.

Instructor: Raquel V. Reyes
Theme: Humor as tone and tool. Keeping it light when the subject is heavy.

Raquel V. Reyes writes Latina protagonists. Mango, Mambo, and Murder, the first in the Caribbean Kitchen Mystery series, won a LEFTY for Best Humorous Mystery. It is in production to become the TV series “Miami Spice.” Her work has been nominated for Agatha and Anthony Awards and won an International Latino Book Award gold medal. Raquel’s short stories appear in various anthologies, including The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2022.

Find her across social media platforms as @‌LatinaSleuths and on her website



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