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.

Thursday, May 23 @ 6:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Crimen y fantasía: las distintas estrategias narrativas para el thriller y la literatura fantástica, con Ricardo Sumalavia

jueves 23 de mayo, 6pm a 8.30pm (hora Miami), sábado 25 de mayo, 11am a 1.30pm (hora Miami) Ricardo Sumalavia presenta un taller de escritura y lectura. Este taller, desde la reflexión y la práctica de la prosa breve, busca explorar cómo las estrategias narrativas se van moldeando de acuerdo con las intenciones de los creadores por permanecer en el ámbito de lo real o mimético, sobre todo en la línea del policial o el crimen puro, o en el ámbito de lo inusual o fantástico. Ricardo...

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Tuesday, May 28 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd, Miami, FL, 33134,

An Evening with "Crazy Rich Asians" author Kevin Kwan and Todd Doughty

Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair are thrilled to present Kevin Kwan discussing his new novel: Lies and Weddings** (Doubleday, $29.00). He will be in conversation with Todd Doughty.** ****Please note:* This event will take place at the Coral Gables Congregational Church: 3010 De Soto Blvd.. **Tickets are FREE and books will be available for purchase at the event. Want your copy early or can’t make it in-person? **Order your copy online here. About the Book: A TIME MOST...

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

An Evening With Sebastian Junger

Books & Books is proud to present bestselling author and award-winning reporter Sebastian Junger presenting his new book, In My Time of Dying: How I Came Face to Face with the Idea of an Afterlife** (Simon & Schuster, $27.99)** ****Please note:* This event will take place at the Books & Books in Coral Gables at 265 Aragon Ave. **Tickets are FREE and books will be available for purchase at the event. Can’t make the event? **Order your copy online. About the Book: A near-fatal...

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Wednesday, June 12 @ 6:30 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

First Draft: A Literary Social with Brontez Purnell

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: Brontez Purnell Theme: Real Fiction / Fake Memoir Brontez Purnell is the author of several books, including 100 Boyfriends, which won the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction and was named an Editor’s Choice by The New York...

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Wednesday, June 12 @ 8:00 pm EDT
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

Jorge Ramos presenta "Así veo las cosas: Lo que nunca te conté"

Jorge Ramos presenta su nuevo libro, en conversación con María Antonieta Collins. ”Así veo las cosas” reúne los textos más personales y literarios escritos por Jorge Ramos a lo largo de cuatro décadas: desde sus primeros artículos en México sobre desastres naturales o sobre la guerra en Centroamérica, hasta sus reflexiones semanales sobre cuestiones como la familia, la tecnología, el oficio de periodista, el lado humano de sus viajes como reportero, sus queridas mascotas, o...

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Thursday, June 13 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Miami Dade College's Koubek Center, 2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL, 33135,

Presentación de "Manual del sueño americano"

Esteban Morano presenta “Manual del sueño americano”, en conversación con expertos citados en su libro. Panel de conversación y sesión de Q&A. Llega un libro indispensable para todos los que buscan emprender una nueva vida en Estados Unidos. En Manual del sueño americano: La guía definitiva para invertir y migrar a Estados Unidos (Planeta), Esteban Morano vuelca sus más de cuatro décadas de experiencia como publicista e inversor para acompañar y encausar la experiencia...

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Tuesday, June 18 @ 3:00 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

Miami Book Fair’s Speak Up Program Presents THE MOTH SUMMER STORYTELLING LAB

THE PROGRAM Miami Book Fair’s Speak Up meets The Moth Story Lab for a weekly virtual workshop series for 10-12 grade students. The Moth Story Lab workshop teaches the art and craft of true, personal storytelling (including games, brainstorming, and story crafting) and culminates in a final share. You must be able to be there for all 7 sessions. It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to develop and share a story about their lives, friends, the family dinner table, or even can...

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Wednesday, June 26 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Books & Books - Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables ,

An Evening with Eric Weiner

The Books & Books Literary Foundation presents… AN EVENING WITH ERIC WEINER discussing Ben & Me: In Search of a Founder’s Formula for a Long and Useful Life (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $29.99) RSVP HERE FOR FREE Books & Books is proud to present an evening with bestselling author Eric Weiner discussing hew new book: Ben & Me: In Search of a Founder’s Formula for a Long and Useful Life** (Avid Reader Press/Simon & Schuster, $29.99)** This event is FREE and...

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Wednesday, July 10 @ 6:30 pm EDT
On Demand (Virtual),

First Draft: A Literary Social with Morgan Talty

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: Morgan Talty Theme: TBA Morgan Talty, a citizen of the Penobscot Indian Nation, is the author of the national bestselling and critically acclaimed story collection Night of the Living Rez from Tin House Books, which won the New England Book...

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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: TBA 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 in...

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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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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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