Miami Book Fair And FIU Kick Off Awesome Fall Programming

Miami is a literary city. Literally.

We might not appear book smart from the outside.

But from the inside, we are. Shit. We're certainly filled with character and drama.

Honestly, between the Miami Book Fair, Books and Books and the strong writing community nurtured by the MFA Program at Florida International, our city's literary prowess is among the best in the world.

Are you taking advantage of it?

The following events kick off an academic year with vigor and excitement.

Lip Service presents Storypalooza!:

The "I Got Miamied" Edition!


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Saturday, September 10 - The Children's Trust Family Expo More information.

Tuesdays, September 13 to October 25 - Write Your Book (Draft) in Seven Weeks with M.J. Fievre More information.

Thursday, September 15 - FIRST DRAFT: A Literary Social More Information.


Saturday, September 17 - What Editors Want: Understanding the Process of Submitting to Literary Magazines with the awesome Lynne Barrett. More information.

Sunday, September 18th at 4pm FIU ALUMNI READING @ Books & Books in Coral Gables (readers will include Cathleen Chambless, Michael Creeden, Jason Ehlen, MJ Fievre, Fabienne Josaphat, Louis Lowy, Rita Martinez, Ellene "Leenie" Glenn Moore, Lyn Millner, and Barbara Swan)


BOOK LAUNCH Saturday, September 24th at 8pm @ Books & Books in Coral Gables - Mike Creeden's novel, All Your Lies Came True. More information.

Friday, September 30 - Ayesha Curry More information.

Mark your calendars, Miami. This is just part of September.

The Book Fair isn't even until November.

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