2017 Miami Book Fair
Save the Date! And Join 200,000 people from all over the world for Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Book Fair - Nov. 12 – 19, at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.
Opening the 34th Miami Book Fair will be Dan Rather and closing the 2017 MBF will be Senator Al Franken, and in between are readings, presentations and conversations with more than 500 celebrated authors in English, Spanish, French and Haitian Creole, from the U.S. and around the world, including Lawrence O’Donnell, Patti Smith, Isabelle Allende, Bill McKibben, Michael Eric Dyson, Armisted Maupin, Edwidge Danticat, Gene Yang, Min Jin Lee, Lisa See, along with these award-winning poets: Robert Hass, Jorie Graham, Frank Bidart, Paul Muldoon, Charles Simic, Gerald Stern, Kevin Young, among many others.
The lively Street Fair, Nov. 17 – 19, complements the author programs with hundreds of bookseller and publisher booths; Children's Alley, a pop-up children's learning activities village boasting a live performance stage; Kitchen Stadium, an outdoor pavilion equipped with a professional kitchen featuring culinary discussions and cooking demos by top chefs; and The Porch, the ultimate urban community hangout, complete with a beer bar, comfy outdoor seating stacked with board games, and a stage for live music and interdisciplinary performance.
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