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Miami Book Fair 2023

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - November 19 @ 7:30 pm

Miami Dade College presents the 40th annual Miami Book Fair November 12 through November 19. An eight-day celebration of, by, and for authors, books, and the people who love them. The Fair features more than 400 authors and presenters from across the country and globe; more than 200 in-person and on-demand programs delivered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole and French; the signature “Evenings With” lineup, including Kerry Washington with Eva Longoria, Jada Pinkett Smith with Lena Waither, Joan Baez with Justin Richmond, David Brooks, Alberto Verghese with Leigh Haber, Walter Mosley with Tochi Onyebuchi, Cassidy Hutchinson, and Henry Winkler; and the teeming street fair weekend with dozens of author discussions and panels. At the street fair, attendees can find hands-on activities, kid-friendly music, and theatrical performances at Children’s Alley, live music at Off the Shelf stage, hundreds of booksellers and artisanal vendors, and food and drink by Smorgasbord Miami.

Free parking is available at the MDC Wolfson Campus Parking Garage from Sunday, November 12 through Sunday, November 19. The garage is located at 500 NE Second Avenue; the entrance is on NE Fifth Street between First and Second Avenues. Additional parking options are available through the Miami Parking Authority at Garage No. 3: College Station and Garage No. 4: Convention Center for a flat $5 fee. Both garages are open 24/7.

Visit the Miami Book Fair’s website for details and the most up-to-date information about the fair. Some activities require paid registration. Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

November 12 @ 12:00 pm -
November 19 @ 7:30 pm


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Event Contact:

Paola Fernandez Rana
(954) 682-8611

Event Venue:

Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus
300 NE Second Ave.
Miami, Florida 33132
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Venue Phone:
(305) 237-3258

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