Literature

SPF’19 Small Press Fair at FatVillage

Nov 9, 2019, 12 PM

Join SPF for the 4th edition of the Small Press Fair Fort Lauderdale: SPF’19 with a market of print, book and zine exhibitors; a giant steamroller press, live print-making demonstrations, food trucks and more! A market of print, book and zine exhibitors from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Boca Raton, Orlando, Gainesville, Tennessee, New York, Louisiana and beyond. Steamroller pressing the largest prints of … +

Literature

An evening with author Jeanette Winterson at Books&Books

Fri Oct 18, 2019

What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest being on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself. Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester, England. After graduating from Oxford University she published her first novel at … +

Literature

Poetry Edition hosted by poet “Eccentrich”at Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Thu Sep 19, 2019 - Thu Apr 9, 2020

If you are intrigued by the storied art form of poetry and want to learn more about expressing yourself, then sign up for the free Lunch with Art– Poetry Edition at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. These monthly lunchtime gatherings are hosted by Sharonda “Eccentrich” Richardson, the #14 ranked female poet in the world! Expanding upon the success of the Lunch with Art … +

Literature

Adult Novel-Writing Class with Dana De Greff at Books&Books

Sun Sep 1, 2019 - Sun Sep 15, 2019

Everyone loves the idea of writing a novel…until they start it and realize they don’t know what they’re doing! “The Shape of a Novel” breaks down what you need to write a novel and how to outline your book before you start it so that when you’re stuck you have a blueprint to return to. Workshops will include brief lectures on how … +

Literature

32nd Annual Conference on Children’s Literature at Broward County Library

Fri Sep 27, 2019

The 32nd Annual Conference on Children’s Literature: Nurturing Our Sense of Community is happening. This free, daylong professional development opportunity is open to anyone interested in literacy for youth. The training and exposure offered is of particular interest to local authors, community partners, teachers, including early childhood educators, literacy coaches, library media specialists, public librarians, caregivers and parents.  The 2019 special guests are Oge Mora, Angela Dominguez, and … +

Literature

Butler Waugh Lecture hosts C. Riley Snorton at FIU Graham University Center

Wed Sep 11, 2019

The Butler Waugh Lecture is excited to host C. Riley Snorton, a professor of English and affiliate of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author of “Nobody Is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low” and “Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity.” He is the winner of the Lambda … +

Literature

Author Salman Rushdie launches new novel at MDC Wolfson Campus

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Books & Books is thrilled to announce that Booker Prize-winning, internationally-bestselling author Salman Rushdie launches his new novel, QUICHOTTE  presented in collaboration with Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium World-renowned storyteller Salman Rushdie is at the height of his power in his highly-anticipated novel QUICHOTTE (Random House; 9/3/2019), an electrifying, modernized classic that fractures and reforms our conception of love in a whirlwind … +

Literature

An Evening with Colson Whitehead at Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM | Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel. A devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of … +

Literature

#1 Global bestseller author Rupi Kaur comes to Olympia Theater

Fri Oct 26, 2018

Rupi Kaur is a poet, artist, and performer. At the age of five, her mother handed her a paintbrush and said, “Draw your heart out.” At seventeen, she happened upon a local open mic night where she performed her first spoken word poem. While studying at the University of Waterloo, Rupi wrote, illustrated, and self-published her first collection, milk and honey. In the years since, milk … +

Attractions

Dr Jordan B. Peterson in “12 Rules For Life Tour” comes to Jackie Gleason Theater

Thu Sep 13, 2018

Jordan B. Peterson is a Ph.D. research and clinical psychologist currently teaching and researching at the University of Toronto with tenure. He frequently appears on TVO on various topics. His research interests include self-deception, mythology, religion, narrative, neuroscience, personality, deception, creativity, intelligence and motivation. He is one of the two professors listed in the Arts & Science Students Union’s Anti-Calendar rated as … +

Literature

Opening of Seeking the Essence by illustrator/Designer Menena Cottin at Ideobox Artspace

Thu Apr 26, 2018

Multi-Awarded Venezuelan illustrator /Designer Menena Cottin studied graphic design in Caracas, at the Neumann Foundation Design Institute. After taking courses in writing and illustrating children’s books at Parsons School of Design and traditional animation at the Pratt Institute, both in New York City, he began creating books for children. Author, illustrator and designer of more than 30 children’s books published in Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, … +

Literature

EXILE books spends summer at The Standard Spa

Fri 23 Jun, 2017 - Sat 26 Aug, 2017

Exile Books, Miami’s book store is spending the summer in exile at The Standard Spa in Miami Beach. Exile Books is a pop-up artist’s bookstores that migrates throughout Miami, spending 4-6 months in selected locations. At every venue Exile evolves, presenting a thematically curated selection of titles and fresh programming. Thursdays at the Standard Thu, Jul 7, 6 PM MADE-UP MEMORIES ZINE WORKSHOP … +

Opportunities

O, Miami Poetry Festival 2018

Have an idea to spread poetry as part of O, Miami Poetry Festival 2018? Submit your proposal between August 21, 2017 and October 13, 2017. For a sense of the kind of things we do, go the video page and start watching. Full rules and regulations will be available via our Submittable portal beginning August 21st. How the process works Submit your … +

Literature

Exile Books Opens Little Haiti Storefront

Sun 6 Aug, 2017

Exile Books has opened a storefront in the heart of Little Haiti. After three years in our cozy Wynwood studio, we can’t wait to share EXILE Books with the community of Little Haiti. Neighboring Emerson Dorsch art gallery, the space will be home to EXILE’s offices and include a public storefront showcasing a curated selection of artist’s books, zines, and print projects … +

Events

Little Haiti Book Festival Offers "a Deep Dive Into Haitian Life Through Its Letters"

Sat 27 May, 2017 - Sun 28 May, 2017

Little Haiti Book Festival will feature authors from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, literary panels and craft talks, workshops for writers, hands-on activities for children, a film screening, a dance workshop, poetry, dance and music performances, and more. The Little Haiti Book Festival relies on the generous support of Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs, the City of Miami and Commissioner Keon Hardemon, the … +

Literature

Books & Books publishes The Desert and the Cities Sing at New World Center

Oct 18, 2016, 7:30 PM

The Desert and the Cities Sing: Discovering Today’s Israel is a unique treasure box including photographs by Neil Folberg, films, books and more. is an exploration of Israel by two intrepid travelers, Lin Arison and Diana C. Stoll. Through encounters with world-renowned artists, educators and innovators, they reveal the richness of a country many know only through front-page headlines. Free Event Includes: … +

Literature

MOCA call/performance Storypalooza!: “When Identities Collide”

Jul 23, 2016, 6 PM

MOCA call for participants able to share true personal stories about a time when the intersection of your social identities challenged and changed you. Who we are is an intersection of identities: Age. Gender. Race. Class. Culture. Sexual orientation. Religion. Politics. Ethnicity. Language. Physical ability. Physical challenge. Sometimes, identity is what holds us together; other times it pulls us apart. Twelve readers … +

Events

WordSpeak by Tigertail invites Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean

Feb 26, 2016

WordSpeak, an ongoing spoken word program for South Florida teens, invites performance poet, playwright and educator Emanuelee Bean also known as “Outspoken”. The program includes Workshops, Open Mic and Reading. Emanuelee Bean is a Texas Poet Laureate nominee, and ranked 9th in the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2013. He ranked 2nd in collaborative poetry at Group Piece Finals in 2013 and … +

Museums

Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage at Jewish Museum

Dec 3, 2015 – Feb 14, 2016

This exhibition details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, and the National Archives’ recovery work in support of U.S. Government efforts to preserve and make these materials available. The materials include more than 2,700 Jewish books and tens of thousands of documents in Hebrew, Arabic, Judeo-Arabic … +

Events

ESCAPE: THE HEYDAY OF CARIBBEAN GLAMOUR by Hermes Mallea

Dec 2nd, 2014. 7:00 pm

The University of Miami Libraries and Books & Books invite you to a presentation of the book ESCAPE: THE HEYDAY OF CARIBBEAN GLAMOUR by Hermes Mallea In his latest book, Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour, author and architect Hermes Mallea celebrates the well-preserved glamour of warm-weather destinations in the Caribbean and Florida, from the great estates of ambitious patrons to the … +

Events

Words Inspire Change at Book Festival

Oct 20 - Dec 10, 2014

The 34th annual Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival brings over a dozen acclaimed authors to our community to share the power of words that initiate conversations, inspire change or entertain us with their stories. The festival begins Monday, October 20th when award-winning journalist and legal analyst Lisa Bloom presents her compelling book, Suspicion Nation. Bloom exposes mistakes made in the … +