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.

Saturday, July 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

An Evening with Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Rene Rodriguez

Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Taffy Brodesser-Akner discussing Long Island Compromise (Random House, $30). She will be in conversation with Rene Rodriguez. An exhilarating novel about one American family, the dark moment that shatters their suburban paradise, and the wild legacy of trauma and inheritance, from the New York Times bestselling author of Fleishman Is in Trouble. Books will be handed out upon entry. GET TICKETS HERE Each ticket admits up to two (2) guests...

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Tuesday, July 30 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

An Evening with Asha Elias

Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Miami local Asha Elias celebrating the launch of her new novel, Pink Glass Houses (William Morrow, $28.00) This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. RSVP HERE FOR FREE About the Book: “Delicious, decadent, and utterly diabolical. No one serves up a scandal like Asha Elias.”—Kirsten Miller, author of The Change A seductive social...

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Thursday, August 8 @ 7:00 pm EDT
MDC Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd St., Miami, 33135,

Cine y Literatura 2024 con la película "La tregua"

La Feria del Libro de Miami del Miami Dade College, el Consulado de la República Argentina en Miami, el Consulado de la república Oriental del Uruguay en Miami y la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española invitan a la proyección del filme La tregua (1974), de Sergio Renán, sobre una obra de Mario Benedetti. Nominada al Oscar Mejor Película Extranjera. Martín Santomé, un viudo con tres hijos, comienza a registrar en un diario íntimo la vida cotidiana y anódina de la oficina y las...

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Thursday, August 8 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

An Evening with Leonard Pitts, Jr.

The Books & Books Literary Foundation is proud to present an evening with Leonard Pitts, Jr. discussing his new historical novel, 54 Miles (Agate Bolden, $19.95) This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. RSVP HERE FOR FREE About the Book: The free-standing successor and next novel by the author of the critically acclaimed The Last Thing You Surrender, Leonard Pitts, Jr.’s 54...

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Wednesday, August 14 @ 6:30 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

First Draft: A Literary Social with Azure D. Osborne-Lee

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories. Instructor: Azure D. Osborne-Lee Theme: Five Senses Azure D. Osborne-Lee (he/they) is a multi-award-winning Black queer & trans theatre maker from south of the Mason-Dixon Line. He teaches at New York University and The New School. Azure holds an MA...

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Monday, August 26 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd, Miami, FL, 33134,

An Evening with Jodi Picoult

The Books & Books is thrilled to announce an evening with Jodi Picoult presenting her new historical novel: By Any Other Name (Ballantine, $30.00), where two women, centuries apart—one of whom is the real author of Shakespeare’s plays—are both forced to hide behind another name to make their voices heard. Please note: This event is at Coral Gables Congregational Church located at 3010 De Soto BLVD. (across from the Biltmore Hotel). GET TICKETS HERE TICKETS REQUIRED: All tickets are...

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Wednesday, September 11 @ 6:30 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

First Draft: A Literary Social with Alejandro Nodarse

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories. Instructor: Alejandro Nodarse Theme: TBA Alejandro Nodarse was born and raised in Miami, FL. The son of Cuban exiles, he holds a Masters degree from Florida State and an M.F.A. from the University of Miami. He is an alum of the Las Dos Brujas Writers...

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Saturday, September 14 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Saturday, September 21 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Saturday, September 28 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Saturday, October 5 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Wednesday, October 9 @ 6:30 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

First Draft: A Literary Social with Raquel V. Reyes

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories. Instructor: Raquel V. Reyes Theme: Humor as tone and tool. Keeping it light when the subject is heavy. Raquel V. Reyes writes Latina protagonists. Mango, Mambo, and Murder, the first in the Caribbean Kitchen Mystery series, won a LEFTY for Best...

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Saturday, October 12 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Saturday, October 19 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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Saturday, October 26 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2024)

Saturdays, September 14 — October 26, 2024, from 3:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a teen creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens. 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...

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