Stories with 'Miami Book Fair' tag

Julian Castro on Living the American Dream

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, Julian Castro, presents a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in America: An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream. Presented in partnership with The New Tropic TICKETS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 29, 2018 at 10 A.M. Free tickets will be required for admission to this presentation. […]

/ November 1, 2018


Slate Presents “The Waves” Live in Miami!

The Waves is Slate‘s show about gender, feminism, relationships, politics, culture, news, and cats. Each week hosts Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, Christina Cauterucci, and others talk through the week’s news and culture as seen through the lens of gender and feminism. The hosts will be joined by special guests Rebecca Traister and Celest Ng, as well as leading writers and thinkers in Miami. Bring […]

/ November 1, 2018


Drink and Draw! Miami Book Fair edition

Join your host, raucous author Conor McCreery, for a hilariously graphic night of cocktails and comics. First, renowned illustrators George O’Connor, Dean Haspiel, Maggie Thrash and Liana Finck will go marker-to-marker in a book themed draw-off competition! Then we turn the drawing tables on you as you work in teams to create your own illustration. […]

/ November 1, 2018


SOB Sisters Unite! Miami Book Fair edition

Reclaiming “Sob Sisters,” the old-timey name for lady tabloid reporters, this Brooklyn reading series founded by three nonfiction authors—Ada Calhoun (Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give), Susannah Cahalan (Brain on Fire), and Karen Abbott (Liar Temptress Soldier Spy)—has teamed up with the Miami Book Fair to bring laptops and cocktails together for a night of readings, […]

/ November 1, 2018


How Miami Book Fair’s latest partnership was design-hacked by a fourth grader

Miami Book Fair’s latest partnership with Moonlighter makerspace bridges literature, design thinking, and community.

/ August 15, 2017


The shops keeping Miami’s comic culture alive and well

There’s no question the comic book scene is booming, but how has Miami risen to the occasion to meet the needs of this niche nerd market?

/ November 15, 2016


A Miami Mystery tour with Alex Segura

You’ve never seen Miami like this before.

/ November 14, 2016


How I got here: Lissette Mendez, director of programs, Miami Book Fair

This Miamian’s love for literature led her to her dream job, but the story of how she got there is one for the books.

/ November 11, 2016


A Latina Millennial’s Guide to the Miami Book Fair

It’s that time of year again, when the tents pop up, books line tables, and young and old come to enjoy Miami Book Fair International.

/ November 10, 2016


So you want to write in Miami?

Check out these great places to tap your inner creative.

/ April 27, 2016