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June 2022

Thursday, June 16 @ 7:30 pm
Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135 United States

¡Tómate una copa (en el Koubek) y escribe mejor! con Cristina Rebull

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: De la idea al diálogo. Del diálogo a la voz. Cristina Rebull (Cuba). Guionista, dramaturga, escritora, actriz, directora artística, diseñadora de bandas sonoras, productora de televisión,…

Wednesday, June 22 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed

REFUSE TO BE DONE: Rewriting and Revision at Every Stage with Matt Bell

Wednesday, June 22, 7 – 9 p.m. EST Online | Register to receive link | Registration: $85 Shake up your writing with practical strategies in this interactive workshop. In this interactive workshop, novelist Matt Bell details a practical and straightforward approach to writing fiction, focusing on specific tactics for generating a strong first draft of a novel, including creating compelling characters and structuring a fine-tuned plot, and for polishing your final manuscript to prepare it for submission and publication.…

Friday, June 24 @ 7:30 pm
Miami Dade College’s Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33135 United States

“Te leo un cuento” con Dainerys Machado y Carlos Pintado

“Te leo un cuento” con Dainerys Machado y Carlos Pintado. Dos narradores leen sus cuentos ante el público y dialogan sobre algunas características del género y de su relación creativa con éste. En colaboración con el Koubek Center del Miami Dade College.       ____________ Dainerys Machado Vento (La Habana, 1986) es escritora, periodista e investigadora literaria. Es Doctora en Estudios Literarios, Lingüísticos y Culturales por la Universidad de Miami y tiene una Maestría en Literatura Hispanoamericana por El Colegio de San Luis,…

Saturday, June 25 @ 6:00 pm
MDC Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd St., Miami, 33135 United States

Presentación de “Parece una república” | Francisco Larios, Ximena Gómez, Omar Villasana

La Feria del Libro de Miami, katakana editores y el Koubek Center invitan a la presentación del poemario “Parece una República”, del escritor Francisco Larios. Participan: Francisco Larios (autor), Ximena Gómez (invitada) y Omar Villasana (editor). Desde intensas búsquedas, “Parece una república” de Francisco Larios traza una alegoría política, poética y personal que atraviesa las nociones de pertenencia y patria. De una parte, la canción del desterrado, del que se pregunta por su origen y raíz. De otra, la revisión de la historia personal y colectiva,…

Wednesday, June 29 @ 7:30 pm
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, United States

An Evening With Geraldine Brooks on Horse

Join us in-person at Books & Books as Geraldine Brooks discusses her latest book HORSE. This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event so make sure to stay after the talk for a book signing! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us. A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit,…

July 2022

Wednesday, July 13 @ 6:30 pm
Livestreamed

First Draft: A Literary Social with Diamond Forde

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! 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.…

Friday, July 22 @ 8:00 pm
Livestreamed

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN: A VIRTUAL EVENING WITH DANIEL SILVA AND JAMIE GANGEL

Books & Books is excited to partner with Miami Book Fair and independent bookstores across the U.S. to present award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva and his latest novel, Portrait of an Unknown Woman. He will be in conversation with award-winning reporter Jamie Gangel. Books & Books is excited to partner with Miami Book Fair and independent bookstores across the U.S. to present award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva and his latest novel, Portrait of an Unknown Woman.…

August 2022

All day event.
Monday, August 1 @ 12:00 am
Livestreamed

Speak Up! 2022 Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp for Teens

6 days: Monday-Saturday, August 1-6, 2022 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 prose 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!…

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