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.

Tuesday, October 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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The National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Ceremony

The National Book Foundation has named its annual 5 Under 35 honorees, a se­­lection of five fiction writers under the age of 35 whose debut work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape. For the first time, all of the honorees are women of color, and the 5 Under 35 Ceremony will be presented digitally on October 20, in partnership with the Miami Book Fair. This year’s selectors––2019 National Book Award Winner Susan Choi, 2019 National Book Award Finalist Marlon...

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Wednesday, October 21 @ 5:00 pm EDT
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15 minutos de lectura con Cristina Rivera Garza

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 ofrecemos 15 minutos de lectura con la Feria del Libro de Miami, un espacio semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 21 de octubre a las 5 p.m. con Cristina Rivera Garza. En cada sesión, un escritor invitado leerá sus obras en directo. Acompáñanos con las lecturas...

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Saturday, October 24 @ 1:00 pm EDT
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh Moderator: Suze Guillaume from Well Read Black Girls In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten longlisted honorees of this year’s National Book Award for...

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Saturday, October 24 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Saturday, October 31 @ 1:00 pm EDT
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne Moderator: Neki Mohan In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten longlisted honorees of this year’s...

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Saturday, October 31 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Saturday, November 7 @ 1:00 pm EST
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

How We Got to the Moon: The People Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behing Humanity’ Greatest Adventure by John Rocco Moderator: Miss Penny Bernath Channel 2 In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students...

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Saturday, November 7 @ 3:00 pm EST
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Saturday, November 14 @ 1:00 pm EST
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed Moderator: Abduni Morris from 5,0000 Role Models In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten longlisted honorees of this...

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Saturday, November 14 @ 3:00 pm EST
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2020)

Saturdays, September 19 – November 14 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience...

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Sunday, November 15 @ 5:00 pm EST
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Margaret Atwood on Dearly: New Poems in conversation with NYT Book Review Editor Pamela Paul

In Dearly (Ecco), Margaret Atwood, a novelist who happens to be one of our most significant contemporary poets, addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature — and zombies. Pamela Paul is the editor of the New York Times Book Review and oversees all books coverage at The Times. She is the author of six books, including My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues; By the Book, The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony and most...

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Saturday, December 5 @ 1:00 pm EST
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

We Are Not Free by Traci Chee Moderator: Brittany King from Dream Defenders In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten longlisted honorees of this year’s National Book Award for Young...

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Saturday, December 12 @ 1:00 pm EST
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The National Book Award for Young People’s Literature: A Virtual Book Club

In partnership with the National Book Foundation, Miami Book Fair will be hosting a series of online book discussions for young people, creating an opportunity for dialogue between NYC and Miami students around this year’s National Book Award honorees. Each week, a moderator will facilitate open discussion among students featuring one of the ten longlisted honorees of this year’s National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Join us for a free moderated book discussion each...

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