Become a Friend of Miami Book Fair 2024

MDC Student Membership


MDC students receive free access to the Fair in person and online.

Join a community of readers and thinkers. Become a Friend of the Fair today to receive access to exclusive programming and networking opportunities, year-round.

Enjoy benefits, including:
  • 1 membership badge that identifies you as a FRIEND during in-person Book Fair events
  • 1 free guest admission to the weekend Street Fair (must show valid MDC ID)  
  • Free access to select in-person ticketed events (books not included)
  • Free access to all online ticketed author events (books not included) 
  • Free access to select “meet & greets” with authors
  • 1 complimentary book by an author presenting at the Fair
  • FOTF newsletter
  • 10% off book purchases year-round at Books & Books with MDC ID and Book Fair membership badge
  • First consideration for MDC student scholarships for creative writing workshops offered by Miami Book Fair (MDC scholarship recipient priority)
  • Early entry and priority seating for in-person Fair and year-round events, based on membership level
  • Free admission to the weekend Street Fair
  • Invitations to special VIP events and receptions
  • Exclusive Miami Book Fair merchandise
  • Advance notice of author schedule
  • Ticket reservations prior to the general public
  • Access to Lost Chapter Lounge before and/or after Evenings With programs

Questions? Need More Information?

Please contact Friend liaisons Annalisa Damley and Lisa Better at 305.237.2577 (membership office) or and 786.208.5402 (Annalisa’s cell). 

For technical support, please contact SquadUP at 800.210.0689 (M-F, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET) or