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.


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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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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Creating Cultural Miami = Priceless

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

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    Lip Service presents: Storypalooza!: a "true stories, out loud" open mic this Thursday! https://t.co/q9l0Iw5SrU