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By Sara McCranie / June 28, 2019

Miami Writers Institute Graduate Publishes Poem in Major International Journal and Forthcoming Anthology

The Miami Book Fair’s Miami Writers Institute helps writers launch their careers and maximize their clout. Every year, our students...

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By Sara McCranie / April 4, 2019

Miami-based Literary Agent Leads Manuscript Consultations at 2019 Miami Writers Institute

In addition to writing workshops and craft talks, Miami Writers Institute offers writers the chance to discuss their projects with...

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By Sara McCranie / August 23, 2018

Meet our Sponsors: The Ayiti Community Trust

Miami Book Fair is fortunate to have an expansive family of donors and supporters. Thirty-five years of world-class literary events...

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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, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Children's Alley, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Cirko Teatro

Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness towards animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to take part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another. Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world...

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Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

VI Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura

“Niños, esperanza del mundo”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami Sixth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults La voz de la literatura, con Ernesto Rodríguez Abad (España)   

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Saturday, November 23 @ 10:30 am
Room 7128 (Building 7, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl, 33132,

Beth Dunlop on Addison Mizner

Addison Mizner: Architect of Fantasy and Romance by Beth Dunlop celebrates the work of the acclaimed designer of villas in Spanish, Moorish, Venetian, and Mediterranean styles.

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Saturday, November 23 @ 1:00 pm
The Porch, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33132,

Exchange for Change: Poems From Prisons

Exchange for Change gives you the opportunity to address the absence of creative literacy programs in prisons. Come out and read pieces written (in Spanish and English) by currently incarcerated prisoners, then “exchange” your written or audio response to their work.

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Saturday, November 23 @ 1:15 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Protagonistas en Épocas Difíciles

La narradora, poeta y directora de cine cubana Wendy Guerra presenta su nueva novela Historia de un mercenario que coleccionaba obras de arte (Penguin Random House), obra que ofrece un punto de referencia sobre los enemigos que enfrentaron las izquierdas latinoamericanas. Anjel Lertxundi es escritor, periodista y guionista. Originario del País Vasco, nos ofrece Tú (Erein), obra en la que el tema de la enfermedad es el eje de un relato profundamente humano. Inma López Silva, narradora,...

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Saturday, November 23 @ 3:00 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33132,

Celebrating the 2018 National Poetry Series Winners with Dan Halpern

The National Poetry Series was established in 1978 to recognize and promote excellence in contemporary poetry by ensuring the publication of five books of poetry annually through participating publishers. In addition, the National Poetry Series has partnered with Miami Book Fair to award the Paz Prize in Poetry, which ensures bilingual publication for a book of poems written in Spanish. This event gathers 2018’s six winners: Christopher Kondrich, Rosalie Moffett, Daniel Poppick, Jon Sands,...

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Saturday, November 23 @ 5:30 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Cita con Julia Navarro

Periodista y escritora española, Julia Navarro ha recibido, entre otros galardones, los premios Ciudad de Cartagena 2004, Ciudad de Córdoba 2004 y Pluma de Plata de la Feria del Libro de Bilbao 2005. Este año nos ofrece su más reciente obra Tú no matarás (Penguin Random House), en la que cuenta el largo periplo seguido por tres amigos escapados de la España franquista en 1941; una obra sobre la culpa, la venganza y los secretos que nos acompañan y condicionan nuestras decisiones. This...

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Sunday, November 24 @ 10:00 am
Children's Alley, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Cirko Teatro

Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness towards animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to take part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another. Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world...

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Sunday, November 24 @ 11:00 am
Children's Alley, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, 33132,

Pop-up, Roaming Performances, and Special Activities

Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world renowned, “Mariachi Los Mora Arriaga,” the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory (HMMC) is an after-school music program with a special focus on the children of Farmworkers. Recognized as Florida’s premier Mariachi music school, the HMMC has been featured on national TV and performed in the Halls of the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C. Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show...

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Sunday, November 24 @ 6:30 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210), 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33132,

Encuentro con Arturo Pérez Reverte

El programa de Autores Iberoamericanos pone broche de oro a su edición 2019 con la presentación del gran escritor español Arturo Pérez Reverte, narrador y periodista de prensa, radio y televisión. Actualmente es escritor a tiempo completo. Su larga bibliografía incluye títulos como El húsar (1986), El maestro de esgrima (1998), Patente de corso (1998), La reina del Sur (2002), El pintor de batallas (2006), El francotirador paciente (2013) y La guerra civil contada a los jóvenes (2015)....

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