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, October 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Facebook Live,

15 minutos de lectura con Marina Colasanti

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 20 de octubre a las 7:00 p.m. con la escritora italobrasileña Marina Colasanti. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de...

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Thursday, October 21 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Tómate una copa (en casa) y escribe mejor!, con Trina Oropeza

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: “¿Qué llevas en tu...

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Saturday, October 23 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2021)

Saturdays, September 18 – November 13 / 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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Tuesday, October 26 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Writing with Feeling: Affect and the Body in Prose with Lee Mandelo

Tuesday, October 26, 7 – 9 p.m. EST Online via Zoom | Register to receive link | Registration: $60 How do we translate bodily experiences, with all of their messy feelings and emotions attached, into words on the page? What makes you describe a piece of writing as powerful, visceral—and how does an evocative description reach out to grab you while you’re reading? In this workshop we’ll look at how writers construct “feeling bodies” in their prose, engaging with touch, taste,...

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Saturday, October 30 @ 11:00 am EDT
Livestreamed,

Presentación del libro "La realidad en el cuento, el cuento de la realidad" | Ena Columbié

El libro “La realidad en el cuento, el cuento de la realidad”, es el resultado de un taller literario propiciado por la Feria del Libro de Miami del MDC entre los meses de febrero y junio del 2021. Contará con obras de algunos de los participantes, que hasta ahora tenían poca o ninguna experiencia escribiendo cuentos. La tirada de sólo 60 ejemplares no comercializables, se regalará a los autores. Esta es una oportunidad única para escuchar a los incipientes narradores, una...

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Saturday, October 30 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2021)

Saturdays, September 18 – November 13 / 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 6 @ 2:00 pm EDT
Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, 8390 NW 53rd St, Doral, FL, 33166,

Storybook Picnic in Doral

Miami Book Fair and Fundacion Cuatrogatos invite families to a picnic of activities that encourage reading, learning, and imagination. Enjoy picnic baskets full of books (free to keep) and performances by storytellers, musicians, and theater troupes, as well as creative writing, art-making, and other family-friendly diversions. Join RITA ROSA RUESGA and her band for a special musical performance! Four-time Latin Grammy Award-winner and children’s book author Ruesga will be taking the stage...

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Saturday, November 6 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2021)

Saturdays, September 18 – November 13 / 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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Wednesday, November 10 @ 7:00 pm EST
Downtown Doral Charter Upper School, 7905 NW 53rd St, Doral, FL, 33166,

Cita literaria en el Doral con la Feria del Libro/Doral Date with Book Fair

Los escritores Eli Bravo, Luis Alejandro Ordóñez y Camilo Pino en un diálogo franco y abierto sobre novedades, tendencias, autores, oportunidades y obstáculos del panorama de las letras venezolanas. Español This event requires a ticket for admission. All in-person events at MBF 2021 will require a ticket for entry. Tickets will be available to Friends of the Fair October 18 and to the general public November 3. CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets Presented in partnership with Books &...

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Saturday, November 13 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed via Crowdcast,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2021)

Saturdays, September 18 – November 13 / 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 14 @ 12:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Mystery, Magic & Mayhem: Three Graphic Novel Adventures

Barb the Last Berzerker must free her fellow warriors and stop Witch Head from taking over Bailiwick in this side-splitting graphic novel by Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson. In Nidhi Chanani’s Jukebox, Shaheen and her cousin are transported through decades of music history to search for her missing father. And John Patrick Green’s sewer-loving secret agents are back to solve the mystery of giant bugs in InvestiGators: Ants in Our P.A.N.T.S. Moderated by M-DCPS teacher Armando Mendive.

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Sunday, November 14 @ 12:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Storytime: Dogs at Work: Good Dogs. Real Jobs.

Have you ever wondered what dogs do all day when their people leave for school or their jobs? What if they went to work, too? Margaret Cardillo’s Dogs at Work: Good Dogs. Real Jobs. is a clever picture book that describes all the real jobs that dogs do. From a therapy dog to a mayor dog and even a lobster-diving dog, the possibilities will surprise you! But, of course, there is one job that dogs love more than any other: being a best friend.   Additional Materials/Activity Guides...

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Sunday, November 14 @ 12:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora

In Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora, bestselling and award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming voices interrogate the different myths and stereotypes about the Latinx diaspora. These 15 original pieces delve into everything from ghost stories and superheroes, to memories in the kitchen and travels around the world, to addiction and grief, to identity and anti-Blackness, to finding love and speaking your truth. Full of both sorrow and joy, this collection is...

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Sunday, November 14 @ 3:00 pm EST
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Poesía en español sin fronteras

Volvemos a encontrarnos en persona y los invitamos a una cita con la poesía contemporánea. Alejandro Pérez Cortés, poeta, narrador y profesor mexicano que reside en Estados Unidos, ganó el Premio Paz 2020 organizado por la Feria del Libro de Miami y National Poetry Series, fallado por José Kozer, y presenta: Ima y Coli son el árbol que nunca fue semilla. Joaquín Badajoz, miembro correspondiente de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Español (ANLE) ofrece Cántaro, un poemario...

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Sunday, November 14 @ 5:00 pm EST
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Poesía en español sin fronteras

Speakers: Pilar Quintana, Beatriz Mendoza Es un gusto para la Feria recibir este año a la narradora y guionista de cine colombiana Pilar Quintana, ganadora del Premio Alfaguara de Novela 2021, quien presenta Los abismos, un relato protagonizado por una niña que asume las revelaciones de su madre y los silencios de su padre para empezar a construir su propio mundo. La autora conversará con la escritora y periodista Beatriz Mendoza. Este evento requiere entradas: Gratis. Para seguir este...

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