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.

Monday, April 22 @ 8:00 pm
Centro Cultural Español, 1490 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL, 33132,

Noche de poesía con Lilliam Moro y Emilio de Armas

En saludo al Día Mundial del Idioma Español la Fundación Cuatrogatos, en colaboración con Feria del Libro de Miami y el Centro Cultural Español de Miami, presenta el lunes 22 de abril de 2019, una noche de poesía con dos destacados autores como invitados: Lilliam Moro y Emilio de Armas. Este evento se inserta en el programa Cervantes en Miami. Lilliam Moro, poeta y novelista, nació en La Habana, en 1946. Perteneció al grupo intelectual de Ediciones El Puente. En 1970 se marchó a...

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Tuesday, April 23 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books @ the Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami,

Tómate una copa y escribe mejor: ¡celebremos cuatro años de tertulias compartidas!

Tómate una copa y escribe mejor: ¡celebremos cuatro años de tertulias compartidas! Para celebrar el 4to. aniversario de Tómate una copa y escribe mejor y festejar el Día del Libro, el 23 de abril invitamos a todos los autores que han conducido alguna de estas tertulias de creación literaria para que se sumen a la celebración. El equipo del Programa de Autores Iberoamericanos de la Feria del Libro de Miami asumirá la conducción del evento e invita a los autores y al público general a...

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Saturday, April 27 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, May 18, 2019

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – Schoolhouse Rock LIVE!

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! (based on the Emmy Award-winning 1970’s Saturday morning cartoon series)! Saturdays, April 25 – May 23 @ 2 p.m. The Emmy Award-winning 1970’s Saturday morning cartoon series comes to life onstage in Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! This pop culture phenomenon follows Tom, a nerve-wracked schoolteacher, who is extremely worried about his first day of...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,

2019 Little Haiti Book Festival

Miami Book Fair is partnering with Sosyete Koukouy of Miami, Inc., to present the Little Haiti Book Festival on Sunday, May 5, 2019. This book festival, which features vibrant cultural exposure to writers, booksellers, performers, and more, is part of Miami Book Fair’s ReadCaribbean programming. Simultaneous interpretation in English when appropriate. This event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 NE 59 Ter. Miami, and at...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room, 260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL, 33137,

On the Page and On the Stage (Storytelling workshop)

Haiti is known for its spellbinding storytelling traditions, with mesmerized crowds gathering around dynamic “conteurs” to listen to well-paced, unforgettable tales anchored in the country’s rich history and culture. You can become a skilled storyteller, too! In this workshop, professional storyteller Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis and well-established writer Fabienne Josaphat will teach (and demonstrate step-by-step) a series of practical tips for crafting entertaining Haitian stories on the...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Complex, Caribbean Marketplace, 260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami,

An Island Luminous

An Island Luminous is a site to help readers learn about Haiti’s history. Created by historian Adam M. Silvia and hosted online by Digital Library of the Caribbean, An Island Luminous combines rare books, manuscripts, and photos scanned by archives and libraries in Haiti and the United States with commentary by over one hundred (100) authors from universities around the world. (all day event)

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Auditorium, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL, 33137,

Georges Corvington: Port-au-Prince, My Unique and Only Love

Georges Corvington: Port-au-Prince, my Unique and Only love is a documentary about Haitian Historian Georges Corvington, best known for his seven-volume work on the history of Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, entitled Port-au-Prince Over the Years, which was published from 1970 to 1992. Corvington’s one passion: Port-au-Prince. He patiently tried to decode the city’s DNA and to recreate its urban genome. Buried under the rubble for hours after the January 12, 2010 earthquake,...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 11:00 am
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,

Children's Activities at the 2019 Little Haiti Book Festival: Timoun, Vin Danse!

Bring the Children for a Series of Interactive Cultural Activities This year’s inclusive program features a mix of Haitian and other Caribbean artists who share a strong African cultural influence, and the drum becomes the focal element that allows us to create a cultural bridge between Haiti and its Caribbean neighbors. Storytelling. Dance. Music. Visual arts. Through stories, movement, colors, and sound, our little ones will explore traditional Haitian customs in a fun and interactive...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 12:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,

Storytelling with Edwidge Danticat

My Mommy Medicine is a picture book about the comfort and love a mama offers when her child isn’t feeling well. Award-winning memoirist Edwidge Danticat’s rich and lyrical text envelops the reader in the security of a mother’s love, and debut artist Shannon Wright’s vibrant art infuses the story with even more warmth.

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Sunday, May 5 @ 12:30 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,

Storytelling with Tamara B. Rodriguez

Hair to the Queen! is a compassionate picture book that allows parents to engage with their children in a light-hearted discussusion about cancer. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, author Tamara B. Rodriguez wanted to talk about the disease with her two young daughters, but struggled to find the right words. Tamara wrote Hair to the Queen! to help families start the conversation.

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Sunday, May 5 @ 1:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, 225 NE 59th Street, Miami, FL, 33137,

WORD Workshop for Teens

Writer and journalist Ebonie Ledbetter will lead a writing workshop for teenagers on the complex issues of identity and belonging. The students will learn elements of fiction and creative nonfiction to create pieces that are meant to be performed, heard, and experienced. They will learn how writing can be a tool for empowerment—giving voice to the voiceless who might otherwise be afraid to speak up or have been silenced in the face of discrimination and injustice. Focusing their writing on...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 1:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Auditorium, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL, 33137,

A Proverbial Education

A unique form of folklore, primarily oral in tradition, proverbs are expressions of wisdom passed down from generation to generation to impart common sense and valuable life lessons. Present in nearly every part of the globe, they constitute a powerful tool for educating a community on how to avoid mistakes of the past. Mgr. Pierre Andre Pierre, Prof. Max Manigat, and Dr. Emeline Alexis Schultz will discuss the importance of proverbial education in maintaining harmony in personal, family and...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 2:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Community Room, 260 N.E. 59 Terrace, Miami, FL, 33137,

From the Insiders (Publishing workshop)

Writing for children? Learn children’s publishing tips FROM THE INSIDERS. This workshop is designed for aspiring writers and illustrators of Caribbean children’s picture books, but also for librarians, educators, parents and grandparents, and anyone simply with an interest in children’s picture books. The professionals at EducaVision will give you a comprehensive look at how the children’s book publishing industry works. You will gain understanding of all processes associated with...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 2:30 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Auditorium, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL, 33137,

Perspectives on Vaudou Religion in Haiti

In Haiti, a wide array of religious groups coexist in harmony. Amongst all these religions, Vaudou carries the most notoriety, and has been instrumental in shaping Haitian culture. Vaudou guided the Haitian people through 300 years of slavery, and played an important role in the revolution that followed the Bwa Kayiman ceremony. Today, Vaudou  preserves the deep connection that exists between present-day Haiti and various African cultures. Dr. Jean Fils-Aimé, Prof. Jean-Claude Exulien, and...

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Sunday, May 5 @ 3:00 pm
Little Haiti Cultural Center, Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, 225 NE 59th Street, Miami, FL, 33137,

Reading Toolbox for Parents

Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis, an expert in children and parent literacy, will teach parents how to engage in a routine of book sharing with their children, from birth to age 8, to foster healthy brain development, healthy relationships, a love for reading, and the literacy skills essential to school success. In this workshop, parents will learn specific hands-on strategies to bring language to life for children through proven developmentally appropriate activities. They will walk away with a...

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