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March 2021

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Monday, March 1
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Book Discussions @ Miami-Dade County Public Libraries

A minimum of 15 book discussions will take place at public libraries, local independent bookstore Books & Books, and MDC campuses. Book discussions will take place through video conferences managed by the Miami Dade County Public Library System. Free books will be distributed to all participants. Educational and promotional materials provided by the NEA will accompany the books to serve as springboards for discussion. Please visit MDPLS.ORG for official dates and locations of Zoom book discussions featuring LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren.…

April 2021

Thursday, April 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Homenaje a Manuel Puig | Adriana Bianco and Omar Villasana

Con motivo del trigésimo primer aniversario del fallecimiento del escritor argentino Manuel Puig, la actriz y periodista argentina Adriana Bianco dialogará con el editor y poeta mexicano Omar Villasana sobre su amistad con el autor de El beso de la mujer araña. La conversación abordará, además, las opiniones de Puig acerca del cine, la literatura y su propia novelística. El evento, que será transmitido de forma virtual por el jueves 8 de abril a las 7. 00 p.m. de Miami, es organizado por la Feria del Libro de Miami con el apoyo del Consulado de la República Argentina en Miami,…

Saturday, April 10 @ 3:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

Sunday, April 11 @ 4:30 pm
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A Virtual Evening with Isabel Allende in Conversation with Anjanette Delgado

Miami Book Fair and San Antonio Book Festival present A Virtual Evening with Isabel Allende in Conversation with Anjanette Delgado! CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets This livestream will take place on https://sabookfestival.org/ but you must purchase a book-as-ticket prior to the event. From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes “a bold exploration of womanhood, feminism, parenting, aging, love and more” (Associated Press). “The Soul of a Woman is Isabel Allende’s most liberating book yet.”—Elle “When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten,…

Wednesday, April 14 @ 1:00 pm
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Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel – A Writing Workshop with Elizabeth George!

CLICK HERE to Register Writing a novel is a daunting task for even the most ambitious of authors. In Mastering the Process, master storyteller Elizabeth George, gives writers practical, prescriptive, and achievable tools for the art and science of writing a novel. About the Book: As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful–and prolific–novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. This is a subject she knows well,…

Wednesday, April 14 @ 5:00 pm
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15 minutos de lectura con María Juliana Villafañe

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 ofrecemos 15 minutos de lectura con la Feria del Libro de Miami, un espacio quincenal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 14 de abril a las 5 p.m. con la escritora puertorriqueña María Juliana Villafañe. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”, un escritor invitado lee sus obras en directo.…

Wednesday, April 14 @ 6:30 pm
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First Draft: A Literary Social with Gabriel Ramirez

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, April 17 @ 11:00 am
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¡Tómate una copa (en casa) y escribe mejor!, con Marcelo Luján

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y ¡exprésate con libertad desde la cuarentena! ¡El COVID 19 no impide que nos contactemos a través de la escritura! 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 copa en casa. Después repetimos la misma dinámica. TEMA: “Comencemos a contar”. Marcelo Luján nació en 1973 en el barrio de Mataderos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.…

Saturday, April 17 @ 12:00 pm
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2021 Big Read Keynote Address: Hope Jahren, Author of Lab Girl

How to Access This Event: This is a free password-protected event. Register HERE to receive your unique password and access instructions. To participate in the chat, you must register as a user by clicking on the green “Login / Register” button in the top right corner. Sign up for free using your email or Facebook account. Click on the “Add to my watchlist” button above. Register HERE   More than half a dozen Big Read communities from around the United States will join online for an insightful and inspiring lecture and Q&A by Hope Jahren,…

Saturday, April 17 @ 3:00 pm
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

Saturday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Derek DelGaudio in conversation with Preet Bharara on AMORALMAN

“AMORALMAN now joins ‘The Matrix’ in proving you can turn French philosophy into compelling entertainment.” – Elisabeth Vincentelli, The New York Times “[A] masterly memoiristic account of lying and self-deception. . . . This is a story of unending ironies and misconceptions. That which we expected to be the truth is a lie, or at least a partial fiction. Anecdotes could be true, but falsely attributed. Intentions could be and are misrepresented or misunderstood. Good guys turn out to be bad guys and vice versa.…

Friday, April 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Celebración del Día Internacional del Libro y del Día del Idioma Español

La Feria del Libro de Miami invita a celebrar el Día Internacional del Libro y el Día del Idioma Español con Palabras para festejar el libro. En esta ocasión los poetas Kelly Martínez Grandal, Reinaldo García Ramos y Ximena Gómez junto a los narradores Teresita Dovalpage, Gerardo Fernández Fe, José Fernández Pequeño y Keila Vall de la Ville leerán textos de sus obras. Los esperamos virtualmente el viernes 23 de abril a las 5:00 p.m. para celebrar y compartir una tarde entre amigos y escritores.…

Saturday, April 24 @ 11:00 am
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The Koubek Center Presents Picnic de Libros ¡en casa!

Along with Fundación Cuatrogatos and Miami Book Fair, the Koubek Center has re-imagined our Storybook Picnics as virtual events, encouraging kids to create their personal version of the picnics at home while joining us on our virtual picnic. This monthly 30-minute bilingual multidisciplinary event aims to interest kids in literature and the arts through storytelling, poems, children’s theatre, tongue twisters, mime and circus performances, riddles, and music. Kids can join each Picnic via Facebook Live and invite their favorite stuffed animals,…

Saturday, April 24 @ 3:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

Monday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm
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Taller de ciencia ficción “La Revolución de los Reinos” con Giovanna Rivero

2 sesiones intensivas de 2 horas cada una Abril 26 y 29, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. En este taller de ciencia ficción y de escrituras de lo fantástico desarrollaremos una mirada panorámica a las manifestaciones contemporáneas del género en Hispanoamérica para reconocer la mitología del siglo XXI que emerge de esos mundos. La actual ciencia ficción ha volcado la mirada hacia la interioridad humana y hacia la corteza más íntima del planeta, a diferencia de las pulsiones del siglo XX que la arrojaron a las galaxias.…

Wednesday, April 28 @ 5:00 pm
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15 minutos de lectura con María Teresa Andruetto

Te invitamos a que nos acompañes virtualmente en “15 minutos de lectura” con María Teresa Andruetto 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 ofrecemos 15 minutos de lectura con la Feria del Libro de Miami, un espacio quincenal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 28 de abril a las 5 p.m. con María Teresa Andruetto .…

May 2021

Saturday, May 1 @ 3:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

Tuesday, May 4 @ 6:30 pm
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Transforming Memory into Story: A Memoir and Personal Essay Workshop with Jaquira Díaz

Tuesdays, May 4 – 25 (4 weeks) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EST  |  Online via Google Meet  |  Register to receive link In this workshop, we’ll start by reading pieces that use memory and personal narrative to tell a story. We will examine how memories can be crafted as memoir or personal essay and speak to something larger, more expansive, and how personal stories are connected to the larger world. Each day we will discuss your crafted pieces of memoir or personal essay: workshop will be a conversation that encourages and prioritizes the centering of underrepresented voices,…

Saturday, May 8 @ 3:00 pm
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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

Saturday, May 15 @ 3:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast

Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Join us online for Speak Up, a 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. The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary! Instructors: March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter April 24: TBD May 1,…

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