Upcoming Events

During eight days each November hundreds of authors and thousands of readers converge on Downtown Miami for the nation's premier literary festival. And when that's over, we keep it going, month in, month out.

Sunday, September 20 @ 1:00 pm EDT
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A Virtual Afternoon with Ken Follett

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Afternoon with Ken Follett discussing The Evening and the Morning. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a thrilling and addictive new novel–a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth–set in England at the dawn of a new era: the Middle Ages.  It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of...

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Sunday, September 20 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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A Virtual Afternoon with Julie Marie Wade and Julia Koets

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Afternoon with Julie Marie Wade and Julia Koets” discussing Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing and The Rib Joint. You have a history, and a body. You are a history, and a body. Your body has (is) a history, too. As a girl, Julie Marie Wade was uninterested in makeup, boy-watching, and other trappings of conventional girlhood, much to her mother’s disappointment. Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe—movie stars immortalized as feminine ideals,...

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Wednesday, September 23 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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15 minutos de lectura con Teresa Dovalpage

Desde la Feria del Libro de Miami creemos en el poder de la lectura y la escritura para estar conectados. Como parte de nuestra programación virtual ofrecemos 15 minutos de lectura con la Feria del Libro de Miami, un espacio semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 23 de septiembre a las 5 p.m. con Teresa Dovalpage. En cada sesión, un escritor invitado leerá sus obras en directo. Acompáñanos con las lecturas...

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Thursday, September 24 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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A Virtual Evening with Jill McCorkle and Mitchell Kaplan

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Evening with Jill McCorkle In conversation with Mitchell Kaplan” discussing Hieroglyphics. A mesmerizing novel about the burden of secrets carried across generations. Lil and Frank married young, launched into courtship when they bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically— lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents...

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Saturday, September 26 @ 1:00 pm EDT
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Join us for a free moderated book discussion each Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST. September 26 – December 12 (no discussion Nov. 21 or 28) In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten...

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Saturday, September 26 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Wednesday, September 30 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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La Feria del Libro de Miami presenta dos novedades de la editorial Páginas de Espuma

En directo desde Madrid, el editor Juan Casamayor conversará con el escritor cubano Ronaldo Menéndez sobre La nieta de Pushkin y con el argentino Marcelo Luján, autor de La claridad. Sobre La claridad de Marcelo Luján: Los seis cuentos que constituyen La claridad –título que mereció el VI Premio Ribera del Duero– anuncian todo lo que deseamos y no alcanzamos, los miedos y los arrebatos, el amor y la traición y los pequeñísimos instantes de dicha. El brillo de la claridad es más...

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Thursday, October 1 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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A Virtual Evening with Darcey Steinke and Ada Calhoun

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present An Evening with Darcey Steinke In conversation with Ada Calhoun discussing Flash Count Diary. A brave, brilliant, and unprecedented examination of menopause. Menopause hit Darcey Steinke hard. First came hot flashes. Then insomnia. Then depression. As she struggled to express what was happening to her, she came up against a culture of silence. Throughout history, the natural physical transition of menopause has been viewed as something to deny,...

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Saturday, October 3 @ 1:00 pm EDT
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Join us for a free moderated book discussion each Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST. September 26 – December 12 (no discussion Nov. 21 or 28) In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten...

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Saturday, October 3 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Wednesday, October 7 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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15 minutos de lectura con Antonio Ortuño

Desde la Feria del Libro de Miami creemos en el poder de la lectura y la escritura para estar conectados. Como parte de nuestra programación virtual ofrecemos 15 minutos de lectura con la Feria del Libro de Miami, un espacio semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 7 de octubre a las 5 p.m. con Antonio Ortuño. En cada sesión, un escritor invitado leerá sus obras en directo. Acompáñanos con las lecturas...

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Saturday, October 10 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Join us for a free moderated book discussion each Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST. September 26 – December 12 (no discussion Nov. 21 or 28) In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten...

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Saturday, October 10 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Saturday, October 17 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Join us for a free moderated book discussion each Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST. September 26 – December 12 (no discussion Nov. 21 or 28) In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten...

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Saturday, October 17 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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