Upcoming Events

During eight days each November hundreds of authors and thousands of readers converge on Downtown Miami for the nation's premier literary festival. And when that's over, we keep it going, month in, month out.

Wednesday, June 3 @ 5:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

15 minutos de lectura con Enrique Del Risco

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 semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 3 de junio a las 5 p.m. con Enrique Del Risco. Las lecturas virtuales de 15 minutos de junio serán los miércoles 3, 10, 17 y 24. En cada sesión, un...

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Thursday, June 4 @ 6:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

A Virtual Evening With Eric Cervini In Conversation With Vincent Brown.

Discussing The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual Vs. The United States Of America Books & Books, Miami Book Fair and SAVE LGBTQ present “A Virtual Evening with Eric Cervini”. In conversation with Vincent Brown discussing The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual Vs. The United States Of America. From a young Harvard and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. In 1957, at the height of the Space Race, a...

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Thursday, June 4 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

Writing a Novel with Recklessness and Rigor, with Moriel Rothman-Zecher

Thursdays, June 4 – July 9 (6 weeks) In order to create a new universe, i.e., a novel, a writer needs a sense of recklessness and wildness. But in order to make sense out of this universe, to understand its logics and rules, to work toward its essence, a writer needs a practice that includes rigor, care, and discipline. In this workshop, we will explore these two elements of novel-writing. We will read and discuss the works of modern masters of fiction; use generative writing exercises to...

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Sunday, June 7 @ 2:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Over the past few weeks, we have been reimagining the ways in which we connect people to books and authors online. From author presentations, readings and discussions to online workshops. Miami Book Fair and its partners continue our shared mission to connect the literary community from home. Announcing the Little Haiti Book Festival Online! Programmed in partnership with Sosyete Koukuy, as in years past, and in collaboration with Books & Books and Libreri Mapou, The Little Haiti Book...

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Tuesday, June 9 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

A Virtual EVENING With Aspen Matis & Deepak Chopra

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Evening With Aspen Matis & Deepak Chopra” Discussing Your Blue is Not My Blue: A Missing Person Memoir. Moderated by: KELLY WALDEN SULLIVAN About the Book:  From the author of the highly acclaimed 2015 memoir, Girl in the Woods, which has been optioned for a scripted TV series and inspired Lena Dunham to tell her own rape story, comes Your Blue is Not My Blue: A Missing Person Memoir. This new book is about what happened as she...

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Wednesday, June 10 @ 5:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

15 minutos de lectura con Odette Alonso

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 semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 10 de junio a las 5 p.m. con Odette Alonso. En cada sesión, un escritor invitado leerá sus obras en directo. Las lecturas virtuales de 15 minutos de...

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Wednesday, June 10 @ 6:30 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

First Draft: A Literary Social with Dana De Greff

A guided writing prompt with a twist. Because writing is thirsty work. This event is livestreamed via Crowdcast 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. Swing by a First Draft event for a drink (the first one’s on the house) and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might...

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Thursday, June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

¡Tómate una copa (en casa) y escribe mejor!, con Jaime Cabrera

Una tertulia literaria guiada. Embriaga a tu editor interno y ¡exprésate con libertad desde la cuarentena! ¡El COVID 19 no impide que nos contactemos a través de la escritura! Así es como funciona: te damos un tema, escribes durante diez minutos. Si quieres, compartes el texto con el resto de los participantes. Hacemos una pausa para leer los textos e intercambiar opiniones mientras te tomas una copa en casa. Después repetimos la misma dinámica. Tema: “Visualizar y contar.” Jaime...

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Thursday, June 11 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

A Virtual Evening With Mamta Chaudhry & Russell Banks Discussing Haunting Paris

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “A Virtual Evening With Mamta Chaudhry & Russell Banks” Discussing Haunting Paris. Mamta Chaudhry’s debut novel, Haunting Paris, has been praised as “elegantly wrought,” by The New York Times and “a heart-wrenching love letter to Paris” by Publishers Weekly.  Our own Mitchell Kaplan calls it “so fresh, so musical and so moving.” Mamta lives in Coral Gables, and she and her husband spend part of each year in France.  The...

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Friday, June 12 @ 5:00 pm - Saturday, June 13 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual (online),

Virtual Film Screening: Los viejos/The Oldies

Streaming June 12 at 5 p.m. EST to June 13 at 5 p.m. EST on towertheatermiami.com Use promo code MiamiBookFairTheOldies to access the movie for FREE! Directed by Rosana Matecki Country: Cuba, USA, Venezuela / Language: Spanish with subtitles in English 2018 Miami Film Festival Knight Documentary Achievement Award What is old age? What are all these years? These questions, posed by a charismatic elderly vocalist named Zaida, permeate Rosana Matecki’s poetic, compassionate and wise new...

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Saturday, June 13 @ 2:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

Taptap KRIK? KRAK! Books & Music for Families

Hosted by James Pierre. With Stichiz, Imane Kernizan, Inez Barlatier, Mahalia Solages, Tamara Rodriguez The wheels on Taptap KRIK? KRAK! go round and round. Colorful and packed with stories, this bus is stopping at your house! Taptap KRIK? KRAK! online is a new webcast with a focus on Haitian and Caribbean stories, music, dance, and many other surprises. All aboard? Next stop, your living room! Stream from Facebook or YouTube with new shows dropping on Saturdays in June and July. Schedule...

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Sunday, June 14 @ 2:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

Little Haiti Book Festival Online!

Over the past few weeks, we have been reimagining the ways in which we connect people to books and authors online. From author presentations, readings and discussions to online workshops. Miami Book Fair and its partners continue our shared mission to connect the literary community from home. Announcing the Little Haiti Book Festival Online! Programmed in partnership with Sosyete Koukuy, as in years past, and in collaboration with Books & Books and Libreri Mapou, The Little Haiti Book...

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Monday, June 15 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

AN EVENING WITH BRIT BENNETT & ANGELA FLOURNOY

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present “An Evening With Brit Bennett & Angela Flournoy” discussing The Vanishing Half  About the Book:  From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running...

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Wednesday, June 17 @ 5:00 pm
Facebook Live, Virtual Event,

15 minutos de lectura con Abilio Estévez

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 semanal donde distintos autores compartirán su obra, leída de viva voz por Facebook Live. Acompáñanos el miércoles 17 de junio a las 5 p.m. con Abilio Estévez. En cada sesión, un escritor invitado leerá sus obras en directo. Las lecturas virtuales de 15...

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Thursday, June 18 @ 7:00 pm
Livestreamed via Crowdcast, Virtual Event,

An Virtual Evening with Chanel Cleeton In Conversation with Renee Rosen Discussing The Last Train to Key West

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present An Virtual Evening with Chanel Cleeton In Conversation with Renee Rosen Discussing The Last Train to Key West   In 1935 three women are forever changed when one of the most powerful hurricanes in history barrels toward the Florida Keys.  For the tourists traveling on Henry Flagler’s legendary Overseas Railroad, Labor Day weekend is an opportunity to forget the economic depression gripping the nation. But one person’s paradise can be...

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