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July 2021

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Monday, July 26
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Speak Up! 2021 Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp for Teens

6 days: Monday-Saturday, July 26-31, 2021 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 fiction writers. This fully online program includes: Masterclasses and live Q&A sessions with critically acclaimed authors Live interactive workshops on creative writing and performance with established teaching artists One-on-one mentorship sessions to provide in-depth feedback Virtual activities Click here to learn more or apply!…

August 2021

Tuesday, August 3 @ 6:30 pm
Livestreamed

Creative Nonfiction Workshop: Subject, Yourself with Joseph Earl Thomas

Tuesdays, August 3 – 24 (4 weeks) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EST | Online | Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you. This creative nonfiction workshop will focus on reading the self,…

Thursday, August 5 @ 7:00 pm
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Poetry Workshop: I Am Here: Affirmation as a Form of Resistance with Gabriel Ramirez

Thursdays, August 5 – 26 (4 weeks) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. EST | Online | Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you. “Not being who I am is unacceptable.” —Nikky Finney “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence,…

Wednesday, August 11 @ 6:30 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

First Draft: A Literary Social with Joseph Earl Thomas

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 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!…

Saturday, August 28 @ 10:00 am
Livestreamed

Taller de escritura: “Los desafíos de la imagen en la literatura” con Ena Columbié

Taller de 8 semanas, los sábados de 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 m. Del 28 de agosto al 16 de octubre. Dentro del espacio literario se denomina imagen al lenguaje gráfico de las palabras para crear figuras mentales que evocan los cinco sentidos y disparan respuestas emocionales al lector. La imagen es una figura retórica que se maneja para incorporar elementos de la realidad por medio de un mecanismo o dispositivo imaginario, por ejemplo en una frase, y utiliza las palabras para otorgarles belleza,…

September 2021

Tuesday, September 7 @ 6:30 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

First Draft: A Literary Social with Rajiv Mohabir

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 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!…

Thursday, September 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Santiago Roncagliolo presenta Y líbranos del mal

El escritor peruano presenta su nueva novela “Y líbranos del mal” en conversación con el escritor Daniel Rodríguez Barrón. Todas las familias guardan algún secreto, pero algunas ocultan verdades tan oscuras que cuando salen a la luz lo pudren todo. “Y líbranos del mal” es un thriller familiar que tiene como telón de fondo los abusos cometidos por entidades religiosas en diversos países. Santiago Roncagliolo, una de las voces más reconocidas en la narrativa hispanoamericana, nos confronta con preguntas que no tienen respuesta fácil.…

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