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.

Matejka

With a Voice Like That…Developing Voice and Persona in Poems with Adrian Matejka

Wednesday, May 3 @ 9:30 am

4-Day Workshop
Wednesday – Saturday, May 3 – 6 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


The poet’s ultimate representation on the page is the speaker. Sharon Olds sounds like “Sharon Olds” because of her language choice, syntax, and line breaks. Yusef Komunyakaa’s linguistic swing is identifiable in a room full of poets thanks to his unique understanding of assonance, consonance, and imagery.

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Yanique

Ventriloquy in Fiction with Tiphanie Yanique

Wednesday, May 3 @ 9:30 am

4-Day Workshops
Wednesday – Saturday, May 3 – 6 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Writers are often told that we must first find our own voice. This well-intentioned advice may be stifling and even misleading for fiction writers.

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turner

Memoir as Interior Renovation with Brian Turner

Wednesday, May 3 @ 9:30 am

4-Day Workshops
Wednesday – Saturday, May 3 – 6 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


In this four-day intensive workshop on memoir, we’ll offer critique and feedback on the memoir you’ve begun, as well as discover ways to expand and explore the work you’ve already created.

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Support the Miami Book Fair and be part of Miami’s commitment to expanding and strengthening Miami’s literary culture.

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    Lipservice presents: Storypalooza! Join us tonight at 7pm. Want to read your story? Just bring a printed copy to dr… https://t.co/xSVlPufPy6
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    Get your manuscripts in order! Submit your novella for the 2017 MBF/ de Groot Prize, winner gets $6,000 and publica… https://t.co/dr7Qbm6UMd
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    We hope you'll join us tomorrow for Storypalooza! a "true stories, our loud" open mic! https://t.co/sk7TwGKF8t