Welcome to Miami Book Fair

Downtown + Online

NOVEMBER 13-20, 2022

For eight days in November, Miami Book Fair transforms downtown into a literary wonderland, hosting hundreds of critically acclaimed authors in three languages; talking politics, pop culture, and all manner of impactful prose. Get smart, buy books, meet authors, and bring the kids too!

Be the first to know about what we have planned for MBF 2022.

WHAT YOU’LL FIND AT THE FAIR

After nearly four decades as an exclusively face-to-face event, Miami Book Fair moved online – we don’t have to tell you why – and has now evolved into a sweeping hybrid in-person/virtual festival packed with top-notch programming you can enjoy from afar or up close.

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STREET FAIR

Coinciding with the closing weekend of Miami Book Fair, this open-air marketplace boasts hundreds of national and international exhibitors selling books and book/reading-related items; local artisans offering a wide range of hand-crafted items; live music, art, performances, and games at Off the Shelf; readings, shows, music, and activities for kids and families at Children's Alley; and food and drink vendors serving culinary specialties from all over the world. Complete program information available October 2022.

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IN-PERSON PROGRAMS

We’re hosting hundreds of authors – for kids, teens, and adults – downtown and at Miami Book Fair’s satellite locations. If you’re planning on joining us in person, here’s what you can expect. Complete program information available October 2022.

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MIAMI BOOK FAIR ONLINE

Hundreds of authors streaming and on demand – across genres, audiences, and interests – from any device, anytime and anywhere. Our online programming means the magic of Miami Book Fair is always at your fingertips. Complete program information available October 2022.

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EVENINGS WITH

Life, love, work, and everything else that weaves its way in between – the intimate author conversations presented by our Evenings With series are where the real talk happens. Here you’ll find award-winning writers and other figures at the forefront of the fast-moving zeitgeist. These hot-ticket sessions are an everlasting draw for a reason. Complete program information available October 2022.

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IBEROAMERICAN AUTHORS

El Programa de Autores Iberoamericanos de la Feria presenta a más de XX escritores hispanoparlantes que confluyen desde todo el mundo. / Attend conversations and panels with noted Spanish-speaking Latinx and Hispanic authors, journalists, poets, essayists, storytellers, visual artists, and photographers, who travel to Book Fair from across the globe each year to share their work and thoughts. Complete program information available October 2022.

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READCARIBBEAN

Literary events centered around Haitan and Caribbean diasporas, including readings and panel discussions, storytelling for children, music, and more. Florida is home to the largest Haitian population in the nation and Miami is where many of its members have settled – and our community is all the better for the rich history and culture they bring to our community. Complete program information available October 2022.

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FICTION

Escape to new worlds, meet fascinating figures, and lose yourself in other lives. Your favorite storytellers – some you already know, some you’ve yet to discover – converge at Miami Book Fair each year to inspire and delight. Complete program information available October 2022.

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NON-FICTION

From history, politics, and current events to soul-baring memoirs and art, music, and fashion, presenting nonfiction authors at Miami Book Fair discuss the topics at the top of everyone’s minds. Complete program information available October 2022.

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POETRY

For one glorious week, the world’s most important poets – U.S. poet laureates and National Poetry Series winners among them – come to Miami to share pathos, passion, politics, and more through their prose. Join them. Complete program information available October 2022.

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CHILDREN’S ALLEY

Learn! Create! Participate! Children’s Alley is a culturally diverse educational playground and a cornerstone of the Fair. Featuring reading, writing, storytelling, art, and music, it’s the perfect place to bring the kids to enjoy hands-on activities that foster a lifelong love of books. Complete program information available October 2022.

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LITERATURE FOR KIDS & TEENS

Authors of the most popular, critically lauded books for children and youth – Miami Book Fair brings them to you and your family every year. From picture books to epic fantasy series to graphic novels, there’s something for all young readers, preschool to high school. Complete program information available October 2022.

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FRINGE EVENTS

Miami’s book-loving throngs don’t just converge downtown. Our Fringe programming – which includes readings, author conversations, storytelling for kids, and more – brings Book Fair to points East, West, North, or South. Complete program information available October 2022.

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HERE IN FLORIDA

Discover the authors, artists, presses, and literary organizations living in and writing about Florida. Start your adventure now! Complete program information available October 2022.

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OFF THE SHELF

A highlight of Street Fair, Book Fair’s Off the Shelf programming lights up the main stage with three days of live music, spinning DJs, poetry performances, and more. It’s just like a rollicking mini music festival, with books. Complete program information available October 2022.