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.

Wednesday, June 20 @ 7:00 pm
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

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Escritura creativa con Hernán Vera Alvarez: Taller de autoficción (la escritura del yo)

8 semanas: los miércoles de 7 p.m. a 9 p.m., desde el 20 de junio Taller de autoficción (escritura del yo): Todos llevamos historias en nuestra vida. A través de diferentes técnicas narrativas y obras de grandes autores, este taller brinda las herramientas adecuadas al estudiante para trabajar a partir de su propia memoria y experiencia, y así escribir textos literarios con una voz única, personal. Hernán Vera Álvarez (Buenos Aires, 1977), a veces simplemente Vera, es escritor,...

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Wednesday, June 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Lightbox at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26 Street , Miami, 33127,

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Poetry Workshop for Teens with Aja Monet

Wednesday, June 27 (1 day) 5 – 8 p.m. | The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (404 NW 26 Street) This three-hour poetry workshop is just for teens. Start your summer getting inspired to write and perform your own poetry out loud with internationally acclaimed poet Aja Monet, the youngest individual to win the legendary Nuyorican Poet’s Café Grand Slam Championship at the age of 19. Workshop in partnership with Miami Light Project SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE! Miami Poetry Collective is...

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Saturday, June 30
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CuentoManía, Un talent show literario (Edición 2018)

Un talent show literario, producido por Pedro Medina y Gloria Noriega, con el apoyo y patrocinio de Books & Books, La Feria del Libro de Miami, Suburbano y The Betsy Hotel. Bases: Participantes. Podrán concursar todos los escritores que vivan en Miami y sus alrededores, con relatos originales e inéditos. Se podrá presentar sólo una obra por autor o autora. Temática y extensión. La temática es libre. La extensión máxima será de 1300 palabras. Modo de Envío. Los...

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Thursday, July 5 @ 6:30 pm
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl, 33132,

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Noche de cine argentino con proyección del filme El método, de Marcelo Piñeyro

La actriz y periodista Adriana Bianco presenta la película argentina El método, de Marcelo Piñeyro, con las actuaciones de Eduardo Noriega, Najwa Nimri, Eduard Fernández, Pablo Echarri, Ernesto Alterio, Natalia Verbeke, Adriana Ozores y Carmelo Gómez como los únicos ocho personajes. El método es una cinta controversial, ganadora de dos Premios Goya, que explora las exigentes y competitivas relaciones que establecen un grupo de aspirantes a una plaza laboral en una empresa. Basada en la...

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Saturday, July 7 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Wednesday, July 11 @ 6:30 pm
Books & Books @ the Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami,

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FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social (July 2018)

Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story. Instructor: Kacee Belcher Theme: Sensory Overload: Music & Memory 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. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back!

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Saturday, July 14 @ 2:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL, 33132,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. Today, MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic. The brilliantly restored images are accompanied by full symphony orchestra playing entirely new transcriptions of Harold Arlen’s brilliant lost scores. Gently-used children’s books are being collected at both showings for Read to Learn Books for Free to stock the 55 bookshelves found around Miami-Dade providing every child who visits the shelves a free...

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Saturday, July 14 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Saturday, July 14 @ 8:00 pm
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL, 33132,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. Today, MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic. The brilliantly restored images are accompanied by full symphony orchestra playing entirely new transcriptions of Harold Arlen’s brilliant lost scores. Gently-used children’s books are being collected at both showings for Read to Learn Books for Free to stock the 55 bookshelves found around Miami-Dade providing every child who visits the shelves a free...

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Thursday, July 19 @ 7:00 pm
Books & Books at the Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami,

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Jaime Cabrera González

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: Cuento que nace torcido…, lector aburrido. Jaime Cabrera González: Nació en Barranquilla, Colombia. Es escritor y periodista. Ha publicado los libros de...

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Saturday, July 21 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Saturday, July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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Read to Learn Books for Free Book Drive – You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Actor’s Playhouse will be running a book drive for Read to Learn Books for Free during their special performances of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz) Charles Schulz’s beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy is hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn’t give her the time of day, perfectionist Sally is still...

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Saturday, August 4 @ 9:00 am
Tropical Park Stadium, 7900 SW 40th Street, Miami, FL, 33155,

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Read to Learn Books for Free at 7th Annual Breastfeeeding Awareness Walk

Bring your family and friends to take part in walking to raise awareness of breastfeeding in our community. Tons of activities for the kids. Visit the many exhibitors that make up our community. Take part in health and wellness screenings, breastfeeding and nutrition workshops, car seat safety, raffles, music, food and so much more. Stop by the Read to Learn Books for Free tent to pick up a free book!

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Friday, August 24 @ 7:00 pm
Imago Art in Action, 165 Majorca Avenue, Coral Gables, FL, 33134,

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¡Tómate una copa y escribe mejor!, con Isabela Saturno

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y exprésate con libertad. Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para socializar y para que tomes una copa (¡la primera la invita la casa!). Repetimos la dinámica. Tema: Escribamos literatura para ¿niños? Isabela Saturno nació en 1987 en Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Se licenció en Letras. Además de escribir poesía e...

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Saturday, August 25 @ 9:00 am
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33132,

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A Map to Wakanda: Creating (Diverse) Comic Books - A Workshop for Writers (& Artists, Too!)

Presented by #ReadCaribbean 2-day workshop: Sat., August 25 – Sun., August 26 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. How do we write comics that celebrate diversity and cultural dynamism so that our stories are both universal and specific? How do we translate our skills as writers into the graphic medium and include fully realized characters of different backgrounds, with flaws and challenges they must overcome and learn to cope with, characters who possess their own hopes, dreams and agency and are not merely...

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