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.

Friday, January 28 @ 7:30 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Homenaje a José Martí con Rosa Leonor Whitmarsh

Este evento será virtual. Por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad, este evento pasará a ofrecerse por Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82455513021?pwd=MDFNRmRNSkNuNm5nSkhUQVI0UUo5Zz09 José Martí y Pérez, Apóstol de la Independencia de Cuba, vivió apenas cuarenta y dos años. Logró, durante ese tiempo, objetivos que la razón no puede explicar: su extensa obra literaria y la dedicada a fundar la República de Cuba exigieron de él un gran esfuerzo físico e intelectual. Su vida nos hace...

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Saturday, January 29 @ 7:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Violeta: A Virtual Evening with Isabel Allende

Miami Book Fair and Books & Books are excited to partner with indies across the country for this special conversation with Isabel Allende for her newest book, Violeta! Event will take place on Zoom. Access to the event requires a book purchase. Here is the B&B Eventbrite link to purchase: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/violeta-a-virtual-evening-with-isabel-allende-tickets-229050986667 Miami Book Fair and Books & Books are excited to partner with indies across the country for this...

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Saturday, February 5 @ 10:00 am EST
Livestreamed,

Taller de apreciación literaria: El rol de la mujer en la novela japonesa contemporánea con Tana Oshima

La mujer en Japón: una mirada crítica a través de la literatura ¿Qué tiene que ver una madriguera con una suegra? ¿Dónde cae el origami cuando se lo lleva el viento? En este taller leeremos y escucharemos con mucha atención lo que nos cuentan dos novelas japonesas contemporáneas para ver qué pasa cuando una mujer está encajonada en su rol de mujer, y qué pasa cuando lo pierde. Taller de 4 semanas, los sábados de 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 m. Del 5 al 26 de febrero. Con el apoyo de...

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Monday, February 7 @ 6:00 pm EST
Miami Dade College North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave, Miami, FL, 33167,

African American Read In with Andrew Aydin

Established in 1990, African American Read In is a national initiative designed to celebrate black history and culture. This year Miami Dade College’s North Campus in partnership with Miami Book Fair will host Andrew Aydin, coauthor with the late Congressman John Lewis and illustrator Nate Powell of the graphic memoir RUN: Book One about Lewis’s life. On Monday, February 7 at 6 p.m., Andrew Aydin will be joined in conversation with former Congressman Kendrick Meek. The conversation will be...

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Wednesday, February 9 @ 6:30 pm EST
Livestreamed,

First Draft: A Literary Social with Nicholas Garnett

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! 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...

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Wednesday, February 9 @ 6:30 pm EST
Livestreamed,

First Draft: A Literary Social with Dana de Greff

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal virtual writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. 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. 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: Dana de...

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Wednesday, February 9 @ 7:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

15 minutos de lectura con Martha Riva Palacio Obón

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 de todo el año, 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 9 de febrero a las 7:00 p.m. con la escritora mexicana Martha Riva Palacio Obón. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de...

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Thursday, February 10 @ 7:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Presentación de la antología "Entre el aliento y el precipicio. Poéticas sobre la belleza VOL. I y II"

Con: Piedad Bonnett (Colombia), Mariela Dreyfus (Perú), José Kozer (Cuba), Mercedes Roffé (Argentina) y Keila Vall de la Ville (Venezuela), editora de la antología. Si la estética moderna nació justamente como resultado de la necesidad de pensar el desbordamiento de lo bello más allá de sí mismo en un momento en que el pensamiento se orientó a la dicotomización del universo, hoy día resulta no solo posible sino forzoso reunir ambas categorías, (re)vincularlas como dos momentos de...

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Saturday, February 12 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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Thursday, February 17 @ 4:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

¡Tómate una copa (en casa) y escribe mejor! con Valeria Correa Fiz

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: Un leve aire de amenaza La...

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Saturday, February 19 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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Saturday, February 26 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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Saturday, March 5 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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Saturday, March 12 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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Saturday, March 19 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2022)

Saturdays, February 12 – April 9 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series for teens (ages 13-19). In this FREE virtual creative writing workshop mini-series, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing, to boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The program is open to all teens (ages 13-19)...

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