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7:00 p.m.   ¡Feliz cumpleaños, Platero! Add to Schedule


11:30 a.m.   The National Book Awards present the 2014 Winners and Finalists for Poetry including Fanny Howe, Claudia Rankine and Maureen N. McLane Add to Schedule
12:00 p.m.   Mark Strand: A Poetry Reading and Tribute with Adam Fitzgerald, Jorie Graham, Carl Phillips, Robert Polito and Vijay Seshadri Add to Schedule
12:30 p.m.   Sweat Broadside Project II: Readings and Limited Edition Broadside Giveaway - Contributors to the second edition of the Sweat Broadside Collaboration read from their work. Hosted by poet/educator Michael Hettich. Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Edward Hirsch in conversation with Alec Wilkinson on Gabriel: A Poem Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   Critics in the Cloud: The State of Literary Criticism in the Age of the Internet Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.   Pop-Up Park: Miami Poetry Collective Poem Depot – Poets with their typewriters write-on-demand for children! Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   The Fire This Time: Miami Book Fair Honors James Baldwin Add to Schedule
3:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Carolyn Forché on Poetry of Witness, Bob Holman on Sing This One Back to Me and Stanley Plumly The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Kimiko Hahn on Brain Fever: Poems, Vijay Seshadri on 3 Sections: Poems, Peg Boyers on To Forget Venice, Carl Phillips on Silverchest: Poems and Denise Duhamel on Blowout Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Andrew Durbin on Mature Themes, Julie Marie Wade on When I Was Straight, Frank Báez on Last Night I Dreamt I Was a DJ and Roger Reeves on King Me Add to Schedule


11:00 a.m.   This is for the Ladies Who Brunch, presented by Reading Queer - Reading Queer rewrites the drag queen brunch, with a twist of open-mic poetry and performance. Light refreshments courtesy of Urban Oasis Project. Add to Schedule
11:00 a.m.   Poetry Foundation Presents: Ruth Lilly Honoree Nathaniel Mackey and the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellows Add to Schedule
1:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Mervyn Taylor on The Waving Gallery, Saeed Jones on Prelude to Bruise and Catherine Bowman on The Plath Cabinet Add to Schedule
2:00 p.m. Two Lives: Charles M. Blow on Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoir and Richard Blanco on The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood Add to Schedule
2:30 p.m.   Happy Anniversary, VIDA! Thank you for Giving Visibility to Women Writers. Add to Schedule
3:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Barbara Hamby on Street of Divine Love, Michael Hettich on Systems of Vanishing and Tony Hoagland on Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Jennifer Moxley on The Open Secret, Erin Belieu on Slant Six, Mark Bibbins on They Don't Kill You Because They're Hungry, They Kill You Because They're Full and CAConrad on ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness Add to Schedule
4:30 p.m.   El Panorama Literario de Miami Con Pedro Medina de Suburbano (In Spanish) - Una charla sobre la perspectiva actual del panorama literario de Miami y Viaje One Way como un resultado de ese panorama. Viaje One Way es la primera antología de autores locales, de diversas nacionalidades, que se produce en nuestra ciudad. Add to Schedule
6:00 p.m.   A Poetry Reading: Willie Perdomo on The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon: Poems, Dave Landsberger on Suicide by Jaguar, and Danniel Schoonebeek on American Barricade Add to Schedule
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