Creative Writing Workshops


Creative Writing Workshops at Miami Book Fair are non-credit courses, offered throughout the year, that give aspiring writers the opportunity to receive critique and encouragement from published authors with extensive teaching experience.

*Creative Writing Workshops Refunds Policy
For courses that meet more than three times, full refunds will be given to participants who notify Miami Book Fair by e-mail or fax at least THREE BUSINESS DAYS before the first day of class that they wish to cancel. No refunds will be given once class begins. Allow at least two weeks for refunds to be processed. If a course must be canceled for any reason, you will receive a complete refund.

Upcoming Events

February 2017
Saturday, February 25 @ 2:00 pm
Varius Locations,

Ekphrastic Poetry Walking Workshop with Laura McDermott

1 day: Saturday, February 25 / 2 - 5 p.m. “Painting is silent poetry. Poetry is eloquent painting.” - Simonides How does art influence a piece of writing? Similarly, how does art influence you as a writer writing that piece? This poetry workshop will examine how someone else’s art can influence one’s own writing based on your interpretation of the art. Every art form is a frontier of energy and discovery for the people who inhabit it within our poems. Through vivid…

April 2017
Saturday, April 1 @ 10:00 am
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

Taller Identidad y Pertenencia: un abuelo, un nieto y un libro de arte Con Carina Barón y Cristina Keller

Un taller que acerca a dos generaciones a través de la escritura y el arte visual. Abuelos y nietos de la misma familia crearán un libro de arte en donde la memoria, el relato y la imagen se producirán a cuatro manos… o más. Esta propuesta se inscribe dentro del Proyecto Identidad y Pertenencia, pues consideramos importante que los hijos y nietos de inmigrantes conozcan y valoren las tradiciones e historias familiares. Cristina Keller: Artista plástica, grabadora e ilustradora de libros…