Events on the Weekend – 2019

Book It Over to the Fair! Over 500 authors (including many published in Spanish) representing every genre discuss, read from, and sign their latest books.

Upcoming Events

November 2019

Saturday, November 23 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean! Join us for undersea adventures and other nautical fun! Little ones can play, too, with hands-on, ocean-themed activities. Activities all weekend long in Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures are sponsored by…

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cirko Teatro

Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness towards animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to take part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another. Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world renown, “Mariachi Los Mora Arriaga”,…

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Cirko Teatro

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Conecta Miami Arts

Conecta Miami Arts brings to life beloved children’s fairytales from around the world. These bilingual, immersive street-theatre pieces celebrate friendship, courage, and imagination. They also address the questions every fan of fairytales is dying to know, such as: How did Peter Pan first get to Neverland? Why isn’t the cat part of the Chinese Zodiac?…

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encantos Media

Join Encantos Media to read and color from their various book collections: Emmy-nominated, award-winning baby brand Canticos makes learning fun with bilingual books, digital apps and sign-alongs. Learn about the many cultural wonders of the world through the Tiny Travelers Book Series and their Day of the Dead-inspired collection Skeletitos. Meet Ricky Chickie the Puppet, enjoy a reading from author Susie Jaramillo, and leave Encantos’ culturally-inspired tent with stickers,…

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Encantos Media

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Picture Book Author: Jason “Rachel” Brown

Karamo Brown has had to cancel his appearance at the Miami Book Fair. The event will still go on as described, featuring his son and co-author, Jason “Rachel” Brown. I Am Perfectly Designed is an exuberant celebration of loving who you are, exactly as you are. In this empowering ode to modern families, a boy and his father take a joyful walk through the city, discovering all the ways in which they are perfectly designed for each other.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tot Time Play and Learn

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing, dance, learn yoga poses and paint with us and your favorite storybook characters! Arts for Learning (A4L)’s incredible Teaching Artists are ready to take little ones on wild adventures through stories set in jungles, forests, and busy city streets, sparking creative learning and bringing the art of storytelling to life. Featured Books: Abiyoyo; Giraffes Can’t Dance; Interrupting Chicken; Life Doesn’t Frighten Me; Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World; Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes;

Saturday, November 23 @ 1:15 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Protagonistas en Épocas Difíciles

La narradora, poeta y directora de cine cubana Wendy Guerra presenta su nueva novela Historia de un mercenario que coleccionaba obras de arte (Penguin Random House), obra que ofrece un punto de referencia sobre los enemigos que enfrentaron las izquierdas latinoamericanas. Anjel Lertxundi es escritor, periodista y guionista. Originario del País Vasco, nos ofrece (Erein), obra en la que el tema de la enfermedad es el eje de un relato profundamente humano. Inma López Silva,…

Saturday, November 23 @ 2:00 pm
Room 8201 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fantastic Loves

Jose Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela’s To The End of the World, the first installment in English of his popular Trilogia del Malamor, is a story of love, betrayal and fantasy  – and the ultimate quest for survival. Carolina de Robertis’s Cantoras is a revolutionary new novel about five wildly different women who find one another as lovers, friends, and ultimately, family, under an oppressive dictatorship in Uruguay. Andrea Lawlor’s Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl is a riotous,…

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Fantastic Loves

Saturday, November 23 @ 2:00 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Memory Hole: Your Life in Pictures

Our memories are our most cherished, painful and deceitful possessions – diving back into them means facing realities we’re not always ready for. Cecil Castellucci (Girl on Film), Kevin Huizenga (The River at Night), Brian Fies (A Fire Story), and David Heatley (Qualification), talk about memories, both real and imagined, and discuss how time always provides a new way to process our past. Moderated by author/illustrator Kristen Radtke (Imagine Wanting Only This).…

Saturday, November 23 @ 2:30 pm
Wembly’s Author Tent (Upper plaza of Children’s Alley)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Friendship, Family, and Finding Your Place: Hilarious & Heartfelt Stories

In The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy DeKeyser, a boy must keep his eye on the ball—and the rhino in the outfield—to join his local baseball team. Coding and music take center stage in Aimee Lucido’s Emmy in the Key of Code as the new girl tries to find her place in a new school. Rahul wonders if he’s truly good at anything in Maulik Pancholy’s The Best at It. Moderated by Ivy Rosettes.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 2:30 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Palabras para recrear el mundo

Ramón Fernández Larrea, poeta, guionista y director de programas de radio y de televisión llega con Cuba a la carta (Hypermedia), donde combina agudo humor y fina ironía utilizando el género epistolar. José Fernández Pequeño, narrador, ensayista y editor cubano-dominican presenta Sutiles (Insomne), una colección de cuentos con personajes que viven momentos cruciales de sus vidas, y el ensayista y narrador cubano José Prats Sariol trae Desilusions: A Bilingual Collection of Short Stories (Casa Vacía),…

Saturday, November 23 @ 3:00 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Celebrating the 2018 National Poetry Series Winners with Dan Halpern

The National Poetry Series was established in 1978 to recognize and promote excellence in contemporary poetry by ensuring the publication of five books of poetry annually through participating publishers. In addition, the National Poetry Series has partnered with Miami Book Fair to award the Paz Prize in Poetry, which ensures bilingual publication for a book of poems written in Spanish. This event gathers 2018’s six winners: Christopher Kondrich, Rosalie Moffett, Daniel Poppick, Jon Sands, Jake Skeets, and Paz Prize recipient Johanny Vázquez Paz. …

Saturday, November 23 @ 3:00 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Spec Fic Sci-Fi Explosion

A mysterious traveler watches humanity’s rise and fall, two women uncover a galaxy-spanning conspiracy, a detective gets tangled up in a murderous gang’s pursuit of a legendary mind-altering substance, a young woman discovers cheap rent can be deadly in an Afrofuturist tale of gentrification horror. Koren Shadmi (Highwayman), G. Willow Wilson (Invisible Kingdom), Paul Pope (Heavy Liquid), Ben Passmore (BTTM FDRS) gather to take you on a tour of the strangest and most exhilarating sci-fi tales in comics.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 4:00 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encuentro con el Premio Alfaguara 2019 Patricio Pron

Narrador, ensayista y crítico argentino radicado en Madrid, Patricio Pron ha obtenido, entre otros premios, el Juan Rulfo (2004), el Jaén (2008) y el Cálamo Extraordinario por el conjunto de su obra (2016). Su trabajo ha sido antologado de forma regular y traducido a diez idiomas. Pron ganó el Premio Alfaguara de Novela 2019 con Mañana tendremos otros nombres, libro en que la ruptura de una pareja ilustra los problemas de la sociedad en los tiempos de las redes sociales y de la inmediatez.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 4:00 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

I Belong Here: Identity as Power

How we navigate how others see us, and how that causes us to see ourselves are a key part of finding our path in life. Maia Kobabe (Gender Queer), Mira Jacob (Good Talk) and Vita Ayala (The Wilds), explore how the standards of “normality” manipulate perceptions of gender, race, and cultural heritage, and how they’re breaking those standards down. Moderated by author/illustrator Kristen Radtke (Imagine Wanting Only This).…

Saturday, November 23 @ 4:00 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

VI Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura

“Niños, esperanza del mundo”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami Por qué y para qué de los libros para niños y jóvenes con Socorro Venegas (México), Ramón París (Venezuela), Anjel Lertxundi (España) y Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Venezuela)  …

Saturday, November 23 @ 4:15 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Intriga, Historia y Thriller

La narradora, poeta y ensayista cubana Daína Chaviano, ganadora, entre otros, del Premio Azorín de Novela, presenta Los hijos de la diosa Huracán (Penguin Random House), un thriller histórico que traslada al lector a la prehistoria del Caribe, una novela donde dos mujeres se enfrentan a la barbarie y al crimen en defensa de un misterioso legado. Guillermo Martínez, narrador y ensayista argentino, llega a la Feria con la obra ganadora del Premio Nadal 2019 Los crímenes de Alicia (Planeta),…

Saturday, November 23 @ 5:00 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

El Difícil Oficio de la Poesía

LIZETTE ESPINOSA obtuvo el International Latino Award 2014 en la categoría de poesía escrita por varios autores. Presenta Humo (Bokeh), un cuaderno poético de vocación minimalista, cuyos versos captan la esencia de los paisajes recorridos. Poeta y traductor cubano, Rodolfo Häsler llega con Lengua de lobo (Hiperión), un cuaderno de versos que obtuvo el XII Premio Internacional Claudio Rodríguez. Orlando Rossardi, poeta, dramaturgo, ensayista y periodista nacido en Cuba, miembro correspondiente de la Real Academia Española presenta Obra selecta (Aduana Vieja),…

Saturday, November 23 @ 5:00 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Imaginary Anatomy, Real Desire: Comics

A mysterious invitation to a ball populated by beasts, a man losing his grip on reality falls into a dark sexual obsession, a vivisectionist’s handbook finds forms nature never intended… Cynthia Von Buhler (The Illuminati Ball), Nina Bunjevac (Bezimena), and Kate Lacour (Vivisectionary) will take you on a journey to the darkest corners of the human psyche. If you’re lucky, they’ll bring you back…. (MATURE CONTENT)…

Saturday, November 23 @ 5:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Two Memoirs: A Reading

Television producer Gary Janetti’s Do You Mind If I Cancel?: (Things That Still Annoy Me) chronicles the pains and indignities of everyday life. In his memoir Beautiful on the Outside former Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon recounts his journey from a homeschooled kid in Scranton, PA, to self-professed America’s Sweetheart.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 5:30 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cita con Julia Navarro

Periodista y escritora española, Julia Navarro ha recibido, entre otros galardones, los premios Ciudad de Cartagena 2004, Ciudad de Córdoba 2004 y Pluma de Plata de la Feria del Libro de Bilbao 2005. Este año nos ofrece su más reciente obra Tú no matarás (Penguin Random House), en la que cuenta el largo periplo seguido por tres amigos escapados de la España franquista en 1941; una obra sobre la culpa, la venganza y los secretos que nos acompañan y condicionan nuestras decisiones.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 6:00 pm
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Una tarde con el Dr. Leonel Fernández

Presidente de la República Dominicana en tres períodos constitucionales no consecutivos (1996-2000, 2004-2008 y 2008-2012), el Dr. Leonel Fernández llega a la Feria para presentar Ideas en conflicto: diálogo póstumo entre Juan Bosch y John Bartlow Martin, publicado por Funglode, en el que el autor imagina, a partir de libros y documentos, el posible diálogo póstumo del expresidente dominicano Juan Bosch y el exembajador de Estados Unidos durante los años del ascenso al poder del primero y la revuelta popular de 1965.…

Saturday, November 23 @ 6:30 pm
Auditorium (Building 1, 2nd Floor, Room 1261)
300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132 United States

Imágenes y Textos Para Captar Una Isla en su Luz

Island in the Light / Isla en la luz es una obra bilingüe que invita a 30 prominentes escritores cubanos a inspirarse en las obras de 35 reconocidos artistas. El resultado es un maravilloso diálogo donde subyace la energía y la potencia del arte cubano contemporáneo. La Feria del Libro de Miami presenta a Wendy Guerra, Sandra Ramos, Antonia Wright, Rubén Torres Llorca, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias y Carlos Pintado en representación de los participantes de este libro publicado por Jorge M.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 11:30 am
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Youth in Revolt

Rebel youth get their lives back on track by running away — to New Orleans, to a low-budget slasher film set, to outer space! MK Reed and Greg Means (Penny Nichols), and Hannah Templer (Cosmoknights), talk about driving their young protagonists’ destinies and how comics publishing is redefining books for young people.  In Danielle Page’s graphic novel Mera: Tidebreaker, Mera’s plan to assassinate Aquaman gets sidetracked when she and Aquaman unexpectedly fall in love. …

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Youth in Revolt

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:00 pm
Room 8203 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Awakenings, A Reading

Megan Phelps-Roper’s memoir Unfollow tells a tale of her moral awakening, from spokesperson of her grandfather’s Westboro Baptist Church, best known for picketing funerals of U.S. service members, to compassionate, empathetic skeptic. Memoir of a Race Traitor, back in print after more than a decade, chronicles Mab Segrest’s antiracist, antihomophobic activism in the 80s, and what has transpired with the far right since the book’s publication.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:00 pm
Room 8303 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Our Mind: Nonfiction

Lori Gottlieb’s Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed takes us behind the scenes of a therapist’s world. Susannah Cahalan’s The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness investigates the 50-year-old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine. Sponsored by   …

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:30 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Autores, Personajes y Conflictos

Pedro Cabiya, narrador y profesor puertorriqueño, llega con Tercer mundo (Zemi Book), un libro en que la realidad puertorriqueña actual y la fantasía se mezclan deviniendo parábola cósmica y sátira social. La narradora y periodista mexicana Fernanda Melchor presenta Aquí no es Miami (Penguin Random House), una colección de relatos sobre el terror de la llamada “guerra contra el narcotráfico”. José Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela, narrador, dramaturgo y guionista chileno, ofrece la edición aniversario de Al filo de tu piel (Penguin Random House),…

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:30 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Best American Comics

Every year, Best American Comics collects some of the most exciting graphic works of the year, showcasing the work of established and up-and-coming artists found everywhere from the pages of their graphic novels, comic books, periodicals and more! Join Ben Passmore, Angie Wang and Connor Willumsen for a talk highlighting the kaleidoscopic diversity of the comics form today. Moderated by BAC series editor Bill Kartalopoulos.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:30 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

The Language of Women: A Poetry Reading

In Hybrida, Tina Chang contemplates raising a mixed-race child during an era of political upheaval in the United States. All Its Charms chronicles Keetje Kuipers’ decision to become a single mother by choice and marry the woman she loves. Deborah Landau observes how fear of annihilation expands beyond the self to an imperiled planet on which all inhabitants are Soft Targets. Stephanie Strickland answers the unanswerable, expressing grief for historic,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 1:00 pm
Room 8301 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Is Haiti a Nation State?

(This panel is in Haitian Creole, with English interpretation) Since 1804, Haiti owns a territory and occupies a specific geographical space. The country’s government is supposedly autonomous, and Haiti has a culture and a language allowing his people—11+ million, in majority black—to communicate amongst themselves. Yet, many observers wonder if Haiti is indeed a nation state. In other words, does Haiti fulfill all the criteria for sovereignty? Featuring five panelists whose living and writing transcend national borders, this panel reflects one of the world’s most complex places back on itself,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 1:00 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Relatos Para Cautivar Lectores

Narrador, dramaturgo y crítico de arte cubano, Nélson Llanes presenta Los cazadores de nieve (Silueta), una colección de relatos en que hasta las criaturas inanimadas tienen historias que contar. La venezolana Naida Saavedra, narradora, crítica, investigadora literaria y docente, llega con Desordenadas (Suburbano) cuentos cuyas protagonistas son personajes femeninos que llevan vidas azarosas y con un futuro incierto. El escritor, editor y dibujante argentino Hernán Vera Álvarez presenta Escritorxs Salvajes (Suburbano), una selección de relatos de autores que escriben y publican en español en Estados Unidos.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 1:30 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Biography: Mind Over Body

Our physical appearance often determines others’ expectations of us, but the truth of humanity is so much greater. Bill Griffith (Nobody’s Fool) and Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick (Hawking) discuss the lives of their subjects: legendary physicist Stephen Hawking, and sideshow performer “Schlitzie the Pinhead,” and how they transcended the limits others put on them. Moderated by Abrams ComicArts Editorial Director Charlie Kochman.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 2:00 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Four Florida Poets: A Reading

In Exoskeletal, C. M. Clark compiles a hypothetical Silk Road of tweets, memes, and other viral oddities to shape a new archeology. M.J. Fievre addresses the emotional contradictions of depression, anxiety, grief, and loss in Happy, Okay? Oscar Fuentes’ Welcome Home imagines the journey that brings each person to the 1Hotel South Beach. Key West Nights & Other Aftershocks by Carolina Hospital chronicles a woman’s encounters with cultural fragmentation and assimilation, violence and recovery,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 2:00 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Novelar Lo Histórico y Lo Cotidiano

Pedro Mairal, narrador, poeta y guionista argentino, presenta La uruguaya (Vintage), obra ganadora del Premio Tigre Juan 2017, una atrapante historia sobre la crisis conyugal. La periodista y narradora venezolana residente en Madrid Karina Sainz Borgo llega con su novela debut La hija de la española (Penguin Random House), en la que retrata a una mujer enfrentada a situaciones extremas en la Venezuela actual. Raúl Tola es un escritor y periodista peruano residente en España. Ofrece este año La favorita del Inca (Penguin Random House) una novela policial histórica,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 2:30 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Memoria y Novela Histórica

El narrador, ensayista, guionista y traductor puertorriqueño Juan López Bauzá presenta Barataria (Planeta), una potente novela satírica para comprender a Puerto Rico y América Latina. Martí Gironell, escritor y periodista catalán, ofrece La fuerza de un destino (Planeta), obra ganadora del Premio Ramón Llull 2018. José Antonio Ponseti es un locutor, director de radio y escritor nacido en Barcelona. Este año llega con Vuelo 19 (Penguin Random House), un relato sobre la desaparición de un avión que esconde un gran misterio.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 2:30 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Pulp Thrills

Murderous socialites, costumed super-thieves, a super-natural force possessing a new father, and an elite unit of boy scouts! Gabby Dunn (Bury the Lede), Dean Haspiel (The Red Hook, Volume 2), Celine Loup (The Man Who Came Down The Attic Stairs), and Matt Kindt (Black Badge, Volume 2), come together on a rollicking panel that will delve deep into the dark, the horrific, and the lustful – all the best elements of pulp,…

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Pulp Thrills

Sunday, November 24 @ 3:00 pm
MDC Live Arts Lab
300 N.E. Second Avenue (Bldg. 1, 1st floor), Miami, FL 33132 United States

Twistery History, Manifested Mythology

Lovely War by Julie Berry is a multi-layered romance during WWI and WWII recounted by the goddess Aphrodite. Kat Cho combines K-dramas and folktales with Wicked Fox, a nine-tailed gumiho who must devour the energy of men in order to survive. Jennifer Mathieu’s The Liars of Mariposa Island follows two siblings grappling with their mother’s experience as a teenage refugee fleeing the Cuban revolution. Asylum to America is granted to The Grief Keeper (Alexandra Villasante) only if she takes the grief of another into her own body to save lives. …

Sunday, November 24 @ 3:30 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Comics Spotlight: Chris Ware on Rusty Brown, in Conversation with Chip Kidd

Take a journey through the nature of time and space with the masterfully illustrated and brilliantly designed Rusty Brown. Chris Ware is back with another expansive and introspective work of graphic fiction sixteen years in the making. Join Chris Ware and Chip Kidd for a conversation that explores the rich depths of these interconnected, decade-spanning narratives that bring warmth to aching loneliness like only a Ware story can.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 3:30 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Novedades de la editorial Páginas de Espuma

La Feria se suma a la celebración de los 20 años de esta editorial independiente junto a su fundador y editor Juan Casamayor y a algunos de sus autores. La narradora y editora mexicana Socorro Venegas llega con La memoria donde ardía (Páginas de Espuma) una colección de cuentos sobre la supervivencia, la maternidad y la memoria. Y el venezolano Rodrigo Blanco Calderón presenta Los terneros, cuentos publicados por Páginas de Espuma y The Night (Penguin Random House),…

Sunday, November 24 @ 4:00 pm
Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Media, Tech, and Politics

In his study Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America, James Poniewozik shows how American media have shaped American society and politics, and also Trump’s path from tabloid celebrity to president. From ISIS propaganda to the 2016 Russian intervention in American elections, Information Wars: How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation and What We Can Do About It is Richard Stengels’ account from the front lines of the global information. In conversation with Jeffrey Brown,…

Sunday, November 24 @ 4:00 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Narrativas Necesarias

Tres autores cubanos nos ofrecen sus nuevas obras: Armando Correa, narrador y periodista, editor de People en español, llega con La hija olvidada (Atria), novela basada en una historia real que narra un hecho atroz del nazismo; el narrador y ensayista Enrique del Risco presenta Turcos en la niebla (Alianza), una novela sobre fracasos colectivos y personales, ganadora del Premio Unicaja Fernando Quiñones. Néstor Díaz de Villegas, poeta y ensayista, comparte De donde son los gusanos (Vintage),…

Sunday, November 24 @ 4:30 pm
Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

Back to the Future: Four Poets Traverse History

John Balaban considers the history of America from the rubble of the World Trade Center to the Vietnam War in Empires. Lola Haskins’ Asylum imagines the journey Romantic poet John Clare might have taken if, when he escaped the madhouse, he had been traveling in his head. More Than This by David Kirby goes back in time and out in space with the roadhouse fervor of early rock ‘n’ roll. Cowboy poet Sean Sexton finds extraordinary beauty in the often difficult everyday life of a Florida cattle rancher in May Darkness Restore.…

Sunday, November 24 @ 4:30 pm
MAGIC Screening Room (Building 8, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Testify! Drawing Ourselves Whole

Creation is a force that can make sense of the parts of our life where we are victimized or erased. Join Diane Noomin (Drawing Power), Kat Verhoeven (Meat and Bone), and Erin Williams (Commute), as they discuss how their newest books tell women’s stories of abuse, self-loathing, and need for connection, and find surprisingly uplifting ways to move forward. Moderated by author/illustrator Kristen Radtke (Imagine Wanting Only This).…

Sunday, November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Room 8503 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Voces Poéticas de Hoy

Cinco sólidas representantes de la nueva poesía en castellano que se escribe en nuestra ciudad. Ena Columbié, poeta, narradora, periodista, antóloga, diseñadora y fotógrafa, llega con Piedra (Bokeh). La poeta, ensayista y crítica de arte Kelly Martínez Grandall ofrece Medulla Oblongata (Cuban Artists Around the World). Johanny Vázquez Paz es poeta, antóloga, profesora universitaria y ha ganado la última edición del Premio Paz de Poesía otorgado por la Feria del Libro de Miami y National Poetry Series con el poemario Ofrezco mi corazón como una diana (Akashic Books).…

Sunday, November 24 @ 5:30 pm
Room 8525 (Building 8, 5th Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Crónicas Para Desentrañar Realidades

Juan Villoro, dramaturgo, novelista, cuentista, ensayista y periodista mexicano, llega con El vértigo horizontal. Una ciudad llamada México (Anagrama), un libro de crónicas que compone un rompecabezas sin fin y un gran fresco del caos entrañable que conforma la capital azteca.…

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