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, October 1 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Monday, October 3 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL, 33132,

An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson in Conversation with Doug Roberts, Ph. D.

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and the author of the No. 1 best seller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, among other books. He is the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has served since 1996. Dr. Tyson is also the host and co-founder of the Emmy-nominated podcast StarTalk and its spinoff StarTalk Sports Edition, which combine science, humor and pop culture. He is a recipient of 21 honorary doctorates, the Public Welfare Medal...

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Wednesday, October 5 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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15 minutos de lectura con Janina Pérez de la Iglesia

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 mensual donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 5 de octubre a las 7:00 p.m. con la escritora cubana Janina Pérez de la Iglesia . En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”,...

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Thursday, October 6 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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Finger Exercises for Poets with Dorianne Laux

4 weeks: Thursdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 | 7 – 9 p.m. EST Online | Register to receive link | Registration: $200 Write new poems and receive in-depth feedback from poet Dorianne Laux. Poet Dorianne Laux will lead participants in five writing prompts, or “finger exercises.” Writers will generate new poems and receive feedback on work drafted during this workshop. Dorianne Laux’s sixth collection, Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected Poems was named a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer...

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Thursday, October 6 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL, 33132,

Homenaje a Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz con el film "Yo, la peor de todas" | Adriana Bianco, Adriana Torres Sánchez

La Feria del Libro de Miami del Miami Dade College, el Consulado de la República Argentina en Miami, el Instituto Cultural de México y la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española invitan al HOMENAJE A SOR JUANA INÉS DE LA CRUZ con la exhibición del film “Yo, la peor de todas”. “Yo, la peor de todas”, un film sobre la vida y obra de la poetisa mexicana del siglo XVII, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, basado en el libro del escritor mexicano Octavio Paz, “Las trampa...

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Saturday, October 8 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Wednesday, October 12 @ 6:30 pm EDT
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First Draft: A Literary Social with Dawn Davies

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! 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...

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Saturday, October 15 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Wednesday, October 19 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

"Poesía a dos voces" con Lleny Díaz Valdivia y María Elena Hernández Caballero

“Poesía a dos voces” con las escritoras cubanas Lleny Díaz Valdivia y María Elena Hernández Caballero. En un mismo espacio, dos poetas comparten sus versos con el público y conversan sobre algunas claves de sus obras. EVENTO PRESENCIAL: Koubek Center del Miami Dade College 2705 SW 3rd Street. Miami, FL 33135       Lleny Díaz Valdivia (Placetas, Cuba, 1975). Poeta. En la actualidad vive en Miami. Ha dado a conocer los poemarios Sobre mi espalda desnuda otro silencio...

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Thursday, October 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT
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Homenaje a Carlos Fuentes

La Feria del Libro de Miami del Miami Dade College, el Consulado de la República Argentina en Miami, el Instituto Cultural de México y la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española invitan al HOMENAJE A CARLOS FUENTES. Conversación entre la Directora del Instituto Cultural de México, la ministra y artista plástica ADRIANA TORRES SÁNCHEZ y la actriz y periodista ADRIANA BIANCO, quienes comentarán la obra del autor mexicano y su relación con el cine. Adriana Bianco (Argentina)....

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Saturday, October 22 @ 3:00 pm EDT
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Thursday, October 27 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

Tómate una copa (en el Koubek) con Ernesto G

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y ¡exprésate con libertad! 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 copita. Después repetimos la misma dinámica. TEMA: Crónica de una crónica anunciada: cazando historias a la intemperie En colaboración con el Koubek Center del Miami Dade...

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Saturday, October 29 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Saturday, November 5 @ 3:00 pm EDT
Livestreamed,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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Saturday, November 12 @ 3:00 pm EST
Livestreamed,

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2022)

Saturdays, September 17 — November 12, 2022, 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 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. performance boost literacy and empower youth in Miami through community-based writing activities. The...

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