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.

Thursday, June 24 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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¡Tómate una copa (en casa) y escribe mejor!, con Mercedes Moresco

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y ¡exprésate con libertad desde la cuarentena! ¡El COVID 19 no impide que nos contactemos a través de la escritura! Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes el texto con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para leer los textos e intercambiar opiniones mientras te tomas una copa en casa. Después repetimos la misma dinámica. TEMA: “A jugar con las...

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Wednesday, June 30 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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15 minutos de lectura con José Ovejero

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 quincenal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 30 de junio a las 5 p.m. con el escritor español José Ovejero. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”, un escritor invitado lee sus obras en...

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Wednesday, July 14 @ 6:30 pm EDT
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First Draft: A Literary Social with 'Pemi Aguda

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Bring your own drink and log in for a First Draft event and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back! Instructor: ‘Pemi...

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Monday, July 26 - Saturday, July 31
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Speak Up! 2021 Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp for Teens

6 days: Monday-Saturday, July 26-31, 2021 FREE TUITION! Free weeklong virtual program open to all teens. No experience necessary. Designed and powered by Miami Dade College’s Miami Book Fair team of writing and book experts. Speak Up Creative Writing Summer Camp will immerse creative teens (ages 13+) in brainstorming activities, craft exercises, and engaging workshops with established teaching poets and fiction writers. This fully online program includes: Masterclasses and live...

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Tuesday, August 3 @ 6:30 pm EDT
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Creative Nonfiction Workshop: Subject, Yourself with Joseph Earl Thomas

Tuesdays, August 3 – 24 (4 weeks) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EST | Online | Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you. This creative nonfiction workshop will focus on reading the self,...

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Thursday, August 5 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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Poetry Workshop: I Am Here: Affirmation as a Form of Resistance with Gabriel Ramirez

Thursdays, August 5 – 26 (4 weeks) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EST | Online | Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you. “Not being who I am is unacceptable.” —Nikky Finney “Caring for...

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Wednesday, August 11 @ 6:30 pm EDT
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First Draft: A Literary Social with Joseph Earl Thomas

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Bring your own drink and log in for a First Draft event and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back! Instructor: Joseph Earl...

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