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November 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 5:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cultivating the New American Canon

In Collaboration with Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) and the MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Miami Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA), which now makes its home at the University of Miami, was formed with the mission of facilitating the emergence of writers of color by supporting individual writer growth, creating a platform for community engagement, and providing a workshop and mentor focus to expand writing opportunities. Join VONA and University of Miami faculty Chantel Acevedo, …

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 7:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Freeman’s: The Best New Writing on Arrival

In the inaugural edition of Freeman’s, the new biannual of unpublished writing, former Granta editor and National Book Critics Circle President John Freeman brings together the best new fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about that electrifying moment when we arrive. Join John Freeman and contributors Aleksandar Hemon, Garnette Cadogan, and Honor Moore for a discussion of the “arrival” of an essential map to the best new writing in the world.…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 8:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

City Lights Publishers at 60

From co-founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s first book to the new poetry collection of the 2015-16 U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, City Lights has earned its reputation for publishing cutting-edge fiction, poetry, memoirs, literary translations and books on vital social and political issues. Now sixty years old, City Lights is considered one of America’s major alternative presses. Join in this celebration with City Light’s publisher/executive director Elaine Katzenberger, head bookstore buyer Paul Yamazaki, president of New Directions,…

Saturday, November 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

A Dream Derailed: The Dark Side of the Immigrant Experience

The debate over U.S. immigration policies is polarizing, and often simplistic. Discover the complex, disturbing, and heartbreaking stories of those caught up in the real-life struggle to get to, and stay, in America, with Mirta Ojito, Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town; Rachèle Magloire, director of the documentary Deported; Margaret ReganDetained and Deported: Stories of Immigrant Families Under Fire; and Eileen Truax,…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 6:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine

The anthology Extraordinary Rendition: American Writers on Palestine brings together the work of sixty-five prominent writers to examine America’s culpability in the denial of human rights and dignity to Palestinians in Israel/Palestine and beyond. The anthology’s editor Ru Freeman joins contributors Reginald Dwayne Betts, Jane Hirshfield, and Tom Sleigh to discuss the issues raised in the collection, including the erasure and reconstruction of histories, the examination of identity, the rights,…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 9:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Poetry as Progeny: Reflections on Letter from a Young Poet, by Hyam Plutzik

Reflections on Letter from a Young Poet, by Hyam Plutzik (Trinity College/BooksandBooks Press -2015) With Poet Gerald Stern and FIU Professor Asher Milbauer. Hosted by Writer and Literary Scholar, Edward Moran.…

Sunday, November 22, 2015 @ 10:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Europa Editions Turns 10

Over the past ten years, Europa Editions has built a catalog featuring fiction and non-fiction by authors from over twenty-eight countries, making it one of the leading publishers of international fiction in America. Europa Editions’ list now boasts four New York Times bestselling authors, three Booker Prize-shortlisted novels, seven New York Times Editors’ Picks, four New York Times Notable Books of the Year, two Goncourt Prize winners, one GermanBook Prize winner, and four winners of Italy’s Strega Prize for Fiction. Join Europa’s editor in chief,…

November 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 5:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Literatura infantil y juvenil: Apuntes sobre el humor, la música y la infancia

In Spanish / en español “Un mundo de lectores, lectores para el mundo” Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami (Third Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults) 10:00 am ¿A dónde va la literatura en español para niños y jóvenes? En colaboración con la Fundación SM y el Grupo Editorial Norma. Panel con la participación de Paloma Jover (España), editora ejecutiva de Ediciones SM, y del investigador Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Venezuela),…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 5:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Business Savvy Online Life

Business consultant John P. David‘s How to Protect (or Destroy) Your Reputation Online is an indispensable guidebook for individuals and businesses trying to protect themselves against digital attacks and misinformation.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 6:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Alzheimer’s: A Story of Love and Hope with B. Smith and husband, Dan Gasby

Nationally known lifestyle maven, celebrity chef, and Alzheimer’s patient, B. Smith and her husband, Dan Gasby, share their story of dealing with day-to-day challenges and family realities and tensions, in Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer’s.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Short Mean Fiction: A Reading

Like tales from the Old Testament, the illustrated stories in William Dunlap’s Short Mean Fiction are mean, rampant with sex, violence, and death—and unforgettable.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Medical Mysteries

In Harley A. Rotbart’s book of essays, Miracles We Have Seen: America’s Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can’t Forget, preeminent physicians share their experiences with inexplicable medical events. Robert Norman’s Star of David: The History, Mystery and Symbolism is an examination of the familiar symbol, its history and significance.  Sharad Paul and Robert Norman’s The Last Natural Man: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? explores cultural evolution, the meaning of the word ‘natural’,…

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Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 9:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Success At Any Age

In Achieve the College Dream: You Don’t Need to Be Rich to Attend a Top School, Maria Carla Chicuén presents the definitive resource to help high-achieving, low-income students access the best possible college. In her guide for parents, Not Buying It: Stop Overspending and Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids, Brett Graff exposes how overspending can harm children. Dr. Isaac Prilleltensky, an award-winning community psychologist and humor writer, presents The Laughing Guide to Well-Being: Using Humor and Science to Become Happier and Healthier.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Casa Valentina: Stories of Courage by Young Women Who’ve Lived in Foster Care

Marcia Reisman is one of the founding board members at Casa Valentina, established in 2006 by a group of concerned women who wanted to find a way to address the immense challenges faced by young women who are “at-risk” or “age out” of foster care at 18 years old without being adopted or reunited with their families.…

November 2017

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

“Desafíos de los libros para niños y jóvenes en tiempos convulsos”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami

IV Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fourth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults Historias de acá y de allá. 25 autores iberoamericanos de narrativa para niños. Con Pedro Cerrillo (España), autor de El lector literario, Sergio Andricaín (Cuba-EE.UU.), autor de La aventura de la palabra, Iliana Prieto (Cuba-EE.UU.), autora de Juicio a tres brujas, José Ignacio Valenzuela (Chile-EE.UU.), autor de Mi abuela, la loca,…

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

“Desafíos de los libros para niños y jóvenes en tiempos convulsos”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami

IV Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fourth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults Album Barcelona: una mirada al libro álbum en España Con Pablo Larraguibel (Venezuela-España), editor de Ekaré; Antonio Orlando Rodríguez (Cuba-EE.UU.), autor de Abuelita Milagro, Eddy Díaz Souza, (Cuba-EE.UU.), autor de El príncipe y el mar, Aina Otero Barrios (España), editora de mtm editores, y Eva Jiménez (España), fundadora y editora de Flamboyant. Patrocinado por: En colaboración con  …

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

“Desafíos de los libros para niños y jóvenes en tiempos convulsos”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami

IV Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fourth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults Libros españoles para la Generación X Panel con Care Santos, autora de Mentira, Luis Leante, autor de Huye sin mirar atrás y Yolanda Arrieta Malaxetxebarria, autora de Luna-Cuna. Modera: Juan Carlos Rodríguez (Cuba-EE.UU.) Patrocinado por: En colaboración con…

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

“Desafíos de los libros para niños y jóvenes en tiempos convulsos”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami

IV Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fourth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults Conferencia: La luz de la oscuridad. Literatura, un espacio en el que todos podemos reconocernos. Con Yolanda Reyes (Colombia), autora de Los agujeros negros. Patrocinado por: En colaboración con  …

Saturday, November 18, 2017 @ 4:15 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

“Desafíos de los libros para niños y jóvenes en tiempos convulsos”, organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami

IV Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fourth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults La censura en Venezuela: literatura infantil y batalla ideológica Con los escritores venezolanos Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Temas de literatura infantil) y Menena Cottin (De otro color). Patrocinado por: En colaboración con  …

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Public Library in a Disruptive Age

In 2017, the public library is an American institution frequently under threat. The disruptive forces at work are political, fiscal and technological. Technology promises admittance to a virtual library that is polyglot and global in breadth and depth. Yet in Washington, the Trump Administration earlier this year proposed dramatic funding cuts that call into question the federal government’s role in promoting information access for all citizens. Librarians, journalists and advocates will discuss why libraries still matter in a world of smartphones and what can be done to ensure their survival.…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Maker City: How to Reinvent American Cities

Marcia Kadanoff, co-author of Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing American Cities, a comprehensive collection of case studies and how-to information useful for city leaders, civic innovators, nonprofits, and others engaged in urban economic development. In conversation with Ric Herrero, founder of MANO, co-producer of Maker Faire Miami. Sponsored by:…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Strategies for Success

Alex Daly, a crowdfunding expert who has raised over $20 million for her clients’ campaigns, shows you how to get it done, in The Crowdsourceress: Get Smart, Get Funded, and Kickstart Your Next Big Idea. CEO consultant Helen Rothberg’s The Perfect Mix: Everything I know About Leadership I Learned as a Bartender reveals memorable insights about leadership developed while she worked as a bartender and restaurant manager. Sponsored by:…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Business of Weed

Drug and alcohol treatment specialist Ben Cort presents the potential downside of getting high legally, in Weed, Inc.: The Truth About the Pot Lobby, THC, and the Commercial Marijuana Industry.…

Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Miami New Times – Spreading the Word

Exactly 30 years ago, Miami New Times was born in a tiny office on South Beach. One of the aims of its founders was to publish long-form, narrative stories that would make a difference and provide a voice for the community. Surprise! It worked. Writers of magazine-length stories trained at the paper. They developed a variety of writing styles that –taken together –comprised a South Beach-inspired narrative form that spread far and wide. Join Miami New Times editors Chuck Strouse and Tim Elfrink,…

November 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Más libros, más libres: La narrativa para jóvenes en Iberoamérica

V Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura Fifth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults “Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami” La narrativa para jóvenes en Iberoamérica. Presentación del libro Puentes de palabras: 25 autores iberoamericanos de narrativa para jóvenes (CEPLI-Fundación Cuatrogatos). Con los escritores Elia Barceló (España) y Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Venezuela). Coordinador: Sergio Andricaín (Cuba-Estados Unidos).…

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Más libros, más libres: Las editoriales se presentan

V Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura “Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami” Las editoriales se presentan: Libros del zorro rojo y Juventud Panel con Fernando García (Libros del Zorro rojo) y Luis Zendrera (Editorial Juventud). Coordinador: Jefferson Quintana (Venezuela) Con el apoyo de la asociación ¡Álbum!, de España…

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Más libros, más libres: Lectura y pensamiento independiente

V Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura “Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami” Lectura y pensamiento independiente Panel con los escritores Emilio de Armas (Cuba-Estados Unidos), Arianna Arteaga Quintero (Venezuela), Joxemari Iturralde (España) y José Fragoso (España). Coordinador: Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Venezuela). En colaboración con

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Más libros, más libres: La belleza escondida: el arte en los libros para niños

V Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura “Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami” La belleza escondida: el arte en los libros para niños Conferencia a cargo de la escritora Irene Vasco (Colombia).…

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 4:15 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Más libros, más libres: Qué amo y qué odio de los libros para niños

V Seminario de Literatura Infantil y Lectura “Organizado por la Fundación Cuatrogatos y la Feria del Libro de Miami” ¿Qué amo y qué odio de los libros para niños? Panel con las escritoras María José Ferrada (Chile), Paloma Muiña (España) y Ana María Shua (Argentina). Coordinador: Antonio Orlando Rodríguez (Cuba-Estados Unidos). Con el apoyo del Ministerio de las Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio de Chile y la Fundación SM de España.…

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Slavery in the U.S.: Three Histories

Blain Roberts’s and Ethan J. Kytle’s Denmark Vesey’s Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy is a deeply researched book that uncovers competing histories of how slavery is remembered in Charleston, South Carolina—the heart of Dixie. Tera W. Hunter’s Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century is the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century.  Jim Jordan’s The Slave-Trader’s Letter-Book: Charles Lamar, the Wanderer,

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Real-life Economics: Readings from New Nonfiction

Rowan Moore Gerety’s Go Tell the Crocodiles explores the efforts of ordinary people to provide for themselves where foreign aid, the formal economy, and the government have fallen short. In Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America, Alissa Quart examines the lives of many middle-class Americans who can now barely afford to raise children.…

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Water in Flint

Mona Hanna-Attisha tells the dramatic story of the Flint water crisis—an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power in What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. In the first full account of this American tragedy, Anna Clark‘s The Poisoned City recounts the gripping story of Flint’s poisoned water through the people who caused it, suffered from it, and exposed it.…

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Room 7106 (Building 7, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

On Race: Readings from New Nonfiction

In Pam Kelley’s Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South meet Money Rock―young, charismatic, and Charlotte’s flashiest coke dealer. In We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and The Art of Survival, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison has exposed as the “Master Narrative” and replaces it with a story of black survival and persistence through art and community. Michael K. Honey’s To the Promised Land goes beyond the iconic view of Martin Luther King Jr.…

November 2019

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:00 am
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 Sixth Annual Symposium on Literature in Spanish for Children and Young Adults La voz de la literatura, con Ernesto Rodríguez Abad (España)   …

Saturday, November 23 @ 11:00 am
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 Los libros, la lectura y nosotros, con Mónica Rodríguez (España), Roxana Méndez (El Salvador), John Fitzgerald Torres (Colombia) y Fanuel Hanán Díaz (Venezuela)  …

Saturday, November 23 @ 1:30 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 Niños, literatura y futuro con Menena Cottin (Venezuela), Legna Rodríguez Iglesias (Cuba), José Ignacio Valenzuela Chile), David Unger (Guatemala) y María Cueto (Cuba-Estados Unidos)     …

Saturday, November 23 @ 3:10 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 Escribir para las nuevas generaciones con Juan Villoro (México) y Antonio Orlando Rodríguez (Cuba-Estados Unidos)  …

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)  …

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