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May 2021

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.…

All day event.
Monday, May 17
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Manuscript Consultations with Allison Hunter

May 17 – 21 (1 week) Various times, as appointed (Mon. – Fri., May 17 – 21). All appointment times in EST. Consultations are limited to 30 people. Online via Google Meet  |  Register to receive link Once you have registered online, please email your 1-page query letter and 10-page manuscript to Marci Cancio-Bello at mcanciob@mdc.edu by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, May 10, 2021. Genres Accepted: Adult Fiction and Adult Narrative Non-Fiction (No prescriptive,…

Wednesday, May 19 @ 5:00 pm
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15 minutos de lectura con Verónica Murguía

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 19 de mayo a las 5 p.m. con la escritora Verónica Murguía. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”, un escritor invitado lee sus obras en directo.…

Wednesday, May 26 @ 7:00 pm
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Publishing Seminar: The Ins and Outs of the Book Deal, with Literary Agent Allison Hunter

Wednesday, May 26 (1 day) 7 – 8:30 p.m. EST | Online via Google Meet  |  Register to receive link An experienced literary agent will walk you through every step of the book publication process, from the art of an excellent query letter to the nitty gritty details of a book deal. Topics will include genre definitions, what’s working in the market, what to look for in an agent and editor relationship, and much more. Come with all your questions!…

June 2021

Tuesday, June 1 @ 7:00 pm
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An Evening with NBA Champion Chris Bosh discussing Letters to a Young Athlete

We are thrilled to announce that Books & Books and Miami Book Fair will join forces to present eleven-time All-Star, two-time NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist, and the league’s Global Ambassador, Chris Bosh for the launch of LETTERS TO A YOUNG ATHLETE! CLICK HERE to Purchase Tickets Tickets are available for $26 (+ tax & fee) and includes a copy of Letters to a Young Athlete shipped straight to your door. Special Edition signed bookplates are available (but limited) for Tiers 2 and 3 so grab them fast!…

Thursday, June 3 @ 6:30 pm
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Fiction Workshop: Kind of a Ghost Story: Haunted by the Unresolved with ‘Pemi Aguda

Thursdays, June 3 – 24 (4 weeks) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EST  |  Online via Google Meet  |  Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you.

Wednesday, June 16 @ 5:00 pm
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15 minutos de lectura con Edurne Portela

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 16 de junio a las 5 p.m. con la escritora española Edurne Portela. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”, un escritor invitado lee sus obras en directo.…

Wednesday, June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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15 minutos de lectura con José Ovejero

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 30 de junio a las 5 p.m. con el escritor español José Ovejero. En cada sesión de “15 minutos de lectura”, un escritor invitado lee sus obras en directo.…

July 2021

All day event.
Monday, July 26
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Speak Up! 2021 Virtual Creative Writing Summer Camp for Teens

6 days: Monday-Saturday, July 26-31, 2021 FREE TUITION! Free weeklong virtual program open to all teens. No experience necessary. Designed and powered by Miami Dade College’s Miami Book Fair team of writing and book experts. Speak Up Creative Writing Summer Camp will immerse creative teens (ages 13+) in brainstorming activities, craft exercises, and engaging workshops with established teaching poets and fiction writers. This fully online program includes: Masterclasses and live Q&A sessions with critically acclaimed authors Live interactive workshops on creative writing and performance with established teaching artists One-on-one mentorship sessions to provide in-depth feedback Virtual activities Click here to learn more or apply!…

August 2021

Tuesday, August 3 @ 6:30 pm
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Creative Nonfiction Workshop: Subject, Yourself with Joseph Earl Thomas

Tuesdays, August 3 – 24 (4 weeks) 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. EST | Online via Google Meet | Register to receive link Pay-What-You-Can Pricing: To ensure that these special workshops facilitated by our Emerging Writer Fellows are as accessible as possible to the widest audience possible, we’re putting it into your hands to pay what you can for this workshop. Choose a ticket price, ranging from $25 to $100, based upon what feels right to you.

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