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Festival of Authors

Festival of Authors

Each year more than 400 authors from around the globe come to Miami to take part in the fair's international Festival of Authors. Writers come from all over the United States, and in previous years, the Fair has welcomed authors from countries like Argentina, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, England, France, Finland, Guatemala, Haiti, Hong Kong, Israel, Ireland, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Trinidad, and other nations.

Event Highlights

Author Sessions During the WeekAuthor Sessions During the Week

Author sessions during the week include the popular Evenings With series, featuring readings by celebrities and world-renowned writers, and weekday sessions of the IberoAmerican authors program.

Street Fair Weekend Author SessionsStreet Fair Weekend Author Sessions

On Saturday and Sunday, the Festival of Authors continues when more than 300 authors present their works, including the Latin American and Spanish authors who participate in the IberoAmerican Authors Program, and the up-and-coming Florida writers.


Generation Genius: AuthorsGeneration Genius: Authors

Once again, Wolfson Campus will host more than 9,000 schoolchildren excited to meet their favorite, or soon-to-be-favorite, author. Most of them leave with FREE books!

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