November 14, 2008

Miami Book Fair International: My List of Writers

Miami Book Fair InternationalThis is another year when I will attempt to do the impossible—listen to all of these writers at the Miami Book Fair International.

I will also be introducing Sindiwe Magona (Beauty's Gift, Kwela Books), Cyril Dabydeen (Drums of My Flesh, TSAR Publications), and Dennis O'Driscoll (Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, Farrar, Straus & Giroux; Reality Check: New Poems, Copper Canyon Press) at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2008 in the Prometeo Theater.

You can click here to download the complete Fairgoer’s Guide:

Miami Book Fair International Guide.

Adelman, Robert: Mine Eyes Have Seen: Bearing Witness to the Civil Rights Struggle, Time Inc. Home Entertainment

Allen, Preston: All or Nothing, Akashic

Allen-Agostini, Lisa: co-editor, Trinidad Noir, Akashic

Antoni, Brian: South Beach: The Novel, Black Cat

Askowitz, Andrea: My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy, Cleis Press

Atlas, James: publisher, Atlas & Co.

Baker, Phyllis: A Dreamer's Journey, Educa Vision

Banks, Russell: Dreaming Up America, Seven Stories; The Reserve, Harper

Bass, Rick: Why I Came West: A Memoir, Houghton Mifflin

Bita, Lili: Women of Fire and Blood, Somerset Hall Press

Blanco, Richard: contributor, The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World, Palgrave MacMillan

Bragg, Rick: The Prince of Frogtown, Knopf

Butler, Robert Olen: Intercourse: Stories, Chronicle

Campbell, Rick: Dixmont, Autumn House Press

Castro, Adrian: poet, CINTAS Foundation

Chen, Willie: contributor, Trinidad Noir, Akashic

Cisneros, Sandra: The House on Mango Street, Bloomsbury; Caramelo, Vintage

Clark, C. M.: The Blue Hour: Poems, Three Stars Press

Clarke, Austin C.: More, Thomas Allen Publishers

Corley, Linda: The Kennedy Family Album: Personal Photos of America's First Family, Running Press

Cruz, Nilo: Anna in the Tropics, Dramatist's Play Service; Two Sisters and a Piano and Other Plays, Theatre Communications Group

Dabydeen, Cyril: Drums of My Flesh, TSAR Publications

Davies, Carol Boyce: Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Columnist Claudia Jones, Duke University Press

Díaz, Junot: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: A Novel, Riverhead; La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao, Random House

Dufresne, John: Requiem, Mass., W. W. Norton

Flanagan, Brenda: Allah in the Islands, Peepal Tree; You Alone are Dancing, Peepal Tree

Garcia, Cristina: I Wanna Be Your Shoebox, Simon & Schuster; A Handbook To Luck, Vintage

Gassenheimer, Linda: Mix 'n' Match: Meals in Minutes for People with Diabetes, American Diabetes Association

Giovanni, Nikki: Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky; Lincoln & Douglass: An American Friendship, Henry Holt

Grippando, James: Leapholes, American Bar Association;Last Call, Harper

Hall, James W.: Hell's Bay, Simon & Schuster

Hargitai, Peter: Millie, iUniverse

Hass, Robert: Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005, Ecco

Johnson, Charles: Mine Eyes Have Seen: Bearing Witness to the Civil Rights Struggle, Time Inc. Home Entertainment; Middle Passage, Scribner

Lehane, Dennis: The Given Day: A Novel, William Morrow

Leonin, Mia: Unraveling the Bed, Anhinga Press

Manigat, Max: editor, Cap-Haitien Excursions dans le temps, Educa Vision

McGrath, Campbell: Seven Notebooks: Poems, Ecco

Medina, Pablo: translator, Federico Garcia Lorca's Poet in New York: A Bilingual Edition, Grove

Meeks, Brian: Paint the Town Red, Peepal Tree

Moore, Carlos: Pichón: A Memoir, Race and Revolution in Castro's Cuba, Lawrence Hill

Nunez, Elizabeth: contibutor, Trinidad Noir, Akashic

Pau-Llosa, Ricardo: Parable Hunter, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Philp, Geoffrey: Grandpa Sydney's Anancy Stories, Mabrak Books

Rushdie, Salman: The Enchantress of Florence: A Novel, Random House

Santiago, Esmeralda: El amante turco/The Turkish Lover, Alfaguara

Simon, Scott: Windy City: A Novel of Politics, Random House

Souljah, Sister: Midnight: A Gangster Love Story, Atria

Soyinka, Wole: author, Cities of Refuge Program

Standiford, Les: The Man Who Invented Christmas: How Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol Rescued His Career & Revived Our Holiday Spirits, Crown

Strand, Mark: Blizzard of One: Poems, Knopf

Trelles, Emma: Little Spells, Goss 183

Walcott, Derek: Selected Poems, Farrar, Straus & Giroux; Omeros, Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Wish me luck & if you get a chance, drop by and see me , nuh?



Rethabile said...

Unfortunately I won't get that kind of chance. But, do break a leg.

Geoffrey Philp said...

Give thanks, Rethabile.
It is going to be a great day.


Logan Lamech said...

Many are looking forward to it.

Logan Lamech