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May 2021

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,…

Sunday, May 9 @ 11:00 am
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Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Haitian Carnival: Art, Culture, Religion (Kanaval nan Peyi Dayiti) with award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat and Reverend  Nathanael Saint-Pierre. Moderated by Lochard Noel, PhD. Includes special segments with artist Stephen Arboite and Haitian radio personality Severe Livincoeurs from WSRF. Carnival, called Madigra (Mardi-Gras) in Haiti, is a cultural event that is not to be missed. The population of Haiti, from the very poor to the very wealthy, dresses up in their brightest clothes and parades to the rhythms of Konpa music.…

Thursday, May 13 @ 7:00 pm
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Nacionalismo cultural, literatura argentina e idioma nacional en el centenario y el bicentenario de la revolución de mayo (1910-2010)

Este evento ha sido CANCELADO por razones de fuerza mayor. La exposición se centra en algunos de los debates sobre la literatura nacional y el idioma de los argentinos que atravesaron dos momentos histórico-culturales muy precisos: el centenario y el bicentenario de la revolución de mayo en 1910 y 2010. Se analizará el modo en que, en el marco de celebraciones impulsadas por el Estado, escritoras y escritores reflexionaron sobre la identidad nacional, los vínculos entre la cultura y el Estado,…

Saturday, May 15 @ 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,…

Sunday, May 16 @ 11:00 am
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Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Creole, Creolish: Regionalisms in Haitian Creole (Pale moun nan Nò ak pale moun nan Lwès ak Sid) with Prof. Jean-Robert Placide and Prof. Yvon Lamour. Moderated by Ms. Sherley Louis, Ms.Ed. Includes special segments with artist Morel Doucet and Haitian-American lifestyle, tourism, culture, society and entertainment blog L’Union Suite. Every language has regional dialects. Haitian Creole is also subject to these variations.  In Northern Creole, there are words, phrases, and pronunciations that are different from other regions of Haiti.…

Sunday, May 16 @ 1:00 pm
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Dr. Jane Goodall in Conversation with Peter Wohlleben

Miami Book Fair and Books & Books join bookstores across the country for this exclusive conversation and book launch! CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets The New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees returns to his and his readers’ favorite subject—trees—in this powerful, timely new book. Drawing on new scientific discoveries, The Heartbeat of Trees reveals the profound interactions humans can have with nature, exploring the language of the forest, the consciousness of plants, and the eroding boundary between flora and fauna.…

Sunday, May 23 @ 11:00 am
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Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Gray Areas: Human Relations and Critical Thinking in the Era of Social Media (Refleksyon sou enfliyans medya sosyal) with researcher Herve Fanini-Lemoine and Haitian radio and TV personality Carel Pedre. Moderated by Myrtha Wroy, M.S. Includes special segments with artist Vanessa Charlot and Haitian radio personality Elizabeth Guerin from Island TV. There is no doubt that social media has changed the world. Information that used to take days or weeks to spread is now instantly available around the globe,…

Sunday, May 30 @ 11:00 am
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Taptap Krik? Krak! Books and Music for Families

Taptap Krik? Krak! Books and Music for Families. Storytelling with Muriel Johnson, Jude Joseph, Charlot Lucien, and Paula C. Pean. Books with Angie Bell, Tico Armand, Danielle Joseph, OliGa, and Imane Kernizan. Music with Inez Barlatier. Cooking with Nadege Fleurimond. Hosted by Mahalia Solages.  Includes a special segment with the Haitian Ladies Network. Download and color your own taptap for a chance to win a book and be featured in the next episode of Taptap Krik? Krak! Deadline: May 23.…

July 2021

Wednesday, July 14 @ 6:30 pm
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First Draft: A Literary Social with ‘Pemi Aguda

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!…

August 2021

Wednesday, August 11 @ 6:30 pm
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First Draft: A Literary Social with Joseph Earl Thomas

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!…

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