Collection ASM0266 - O, Miami collection

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ASM0266

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O, Miami collection

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  • 2009-2014 (Creation)

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8 Linear Feet

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O, Miami is a local organization that promotes literary culture in the South Florida region. Founded by P. Scott Cunningham, the organization has a major presence in the literary scene in Miami. Their events include the O, Miami Poetry Festival and a visiting writers series, along with smaller events throughout the course of the year. The organization also maintains a publishing wing, Jai-Alai Books, and produces a literary magazine, also under the Jai-Alai title.

O, Miami is a local organization that promotes literary culture in the South Florida region. Founded by P. Scott Cunningham, the organization has a major presence in the literary scene in Miami. Their events include the O, Miami Poetry Festival and a visiting writers series, along with smaller events throughout the course of the year. The organization also maintains a publishing wing, Jai-Alai Books, and produces a literary magazine, also under the Jai-Alai title.

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The O, Miami collection holds memorabilia associated with the literary organization and their events and publications. The materials document many of the inventive techniques used to promote poetry during their annual O, Miami Poetry Festival, including poetry parking tickets and poems in the form of lottery scratch off tickets. Other events documented include the organization's visiting writers series, and their collaborations with Pages and Spreads, another local literary organization. The collection also includes chapbooks/zines that collect poems and writings from local Miami writers.

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This collection is open for research.

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University of Miami does not own copyright. It is incumbent on the user to obtain copyright from the original authors and/or the O, Miami organization.

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  • English
  • Spanish
  • Haitian

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Gift of O, Miami, 2015.

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Noé, T., & Echevarria, G. (2014). Forager: A subjective guide to Miami's edible plants. Miami: Jai-Alai Books.

Information about related materials is available at http://www.omiami.org/

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