The 36th annual Miami Book Fair was held from November 17 to November 24 at the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College in downtown Miami. The festival featured readings in English, Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole by more than 500 authors from around the world, as well as panel discussions, performances, and special events and activities. Participating authors included poets Richard Blanco, Joy Harjo, Ilya Kaminsky, Jake Skeets, and Jon Sands; fiction writers Sarah Blake, Edwidge Danticat, Nathan Englander, Jamaica Kincaid, Teá Obreht, Karen Russell, and Richard Russo; and nonfiction writers Eve Ensler, James Fallows, Ross Gay, Ibram X. Kendi, David Maraniss, Samantha Power, Paul Theroux, and Damon Young. The cost of admission was $10 ($5 for seniors and free for children under the age of 12); select author events were an additional $15 each. Visit the website for more information.
Miami Book Fair, Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. (305) 237-3258.