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 22 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

REFUSE TO BE DONE: Rewriting and Revision at Every Stage with Matt Bell

Wednesday, June 22, 7 – 9 p.m. EST Online | Register to receive link | Registration: $85 Shake up your writing with practical strategies in this interactive workshop. In this interactive workshop, novelist Matt Bell details a practical and straightforward approach to writing fiction, focusing on specific tactics for generating a strong first draft of a novel, including creating compelling characters and structuring a fine-tuned plot, and for polishing your final manuscript to prepare it for...

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Thursday, June 23 @ 6:30 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

PLAYING THE STORY

Come geek out with us, as we discuss the business behind comic books, with a focus on their adaptation into video games. Learn about the challenges (and blessings!) of the comic book landscape for video game writers and developers, and how YOU can become a creator of comic books and video games. With video game writer Wes Locher, comic book writer and artist Juan Navarro, and YouTuber at Red Bandana Gaming Thomas B. Logan. A live Q&A will follow the discussion. BIOS: Wes Locher has more...

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Friday, June 24 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

“Te leo un cuento” con Dainerys Machado y Carlos Pintado

“Te leo un cuento” con Dainerys Machado y Carlos Pintado. Dos narradores leen sus cuentos ante el público y dialogan sobre algunas características del género y de su relación creativa con éste. En colaboración con el Koubek Center del Miami Dade College.       ____________ Dainerys Machado Vento (La Habana, 1986) es escritora, periodista e investigadora literaria. Es Doctora en Estudios Literarios, Lingüísticos y Culturales por la Universidad de Miami y tiene una...

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Saturday, June 25 @ 6:00 pm EDT
MDC Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd St., Miami, 33135,

Presentación de "Parece una república" | Francisco Larios, Ximena Gómez, Omar Villasana

La Feria del Libro de Miami, katakana editores y el Koubek Center invitan a la presentación del poemario “Parece una República”, del escritor Francisco Larios. Participan: Francisco Larios (autor), Ximena Gómez (invitada) y Omar Villasana (editor). Desde intensas búsquedas, “Parece una república” de Francisco Larios traza una alegoría política, poética y personal que atraviesa las nociones de pertenencia y patria. De una parte, la canción del desterrado, del que se...

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Wednesday, June 29 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables,

An Evening With Geraldine Brooks on Horse

Join us in-person at Books & Books as Geraldine Brooks discusses her latest book HORSE. This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and...

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Wednesday, July 13 @ 6:30 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

First Draft: A Literary Social with Diamond Forde

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! 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...

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Friday, July 22 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN: A VIRTUAL EVENING WITH DANIEL SILVA AND JAMIE GANGEL

Books & Books is excited to partner with Miami Book Fair and independent bookstores across the U.S. to present award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva and his latest novel, Portrait of an Unknown Woman. He will be in conversation with award-winning reporter Jamie Gangel. Books & Books is excited to partner with Miami Book Fair and independent bookstores across the U.S. to present award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva and his latest...

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Monday, August 1 - Saturday, August 6
Livestreamed,

Speak Up! 2022 Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp for Teens

6 days: Monday-Saturday, August 1-6, 2022 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 prose writers. This fully online program includes: Masterclasses and live...

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