November 20, 2014

My Ideal Schedule - Miami Book Fair International 2014

SaturdayNovember 22

10:00 a.m.Room 8201Jen Karetnick on Brie Season, Chelsea Rathburn on A Raft of Grief: Poems, Danniel Schoonebeek on American Barricade and Elisa Albo on Each Day More
11:30 a.m.Room 8201The National Book Awards present the 2014 Winners and Finalists for Poetry including Fanny Howe, Claudia Rankine and Maureen N. McLane
12:00 p.m.AuditoriumMark Strand: A Poetry Reading and Tribute with Jorie Graham and Charles Wright
12:30 p.m.Room 8202Heather McPherson on Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida's Waters; Jen Karetnick on Mango; and Mark DeNote on The Great Florida Craft Beer Guide
2:00 p.m.Chapman Conference CenterBlack Prophetic Fires: African American Leaders and Their Visionary Legacies

3:30 p.m.BattenThe Fire This Time: Miami Book Fair Honors James Baldwin
3:30 p.m.Room 8201A Poetry Reading: Carolyn ForchĂ© on Poetry of Witness, Bob Holman on Sing This One Back to Me and Stanley Plumly The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb
4:30 p.m.Room 8201A Poetry Reading: Kimiko Hahn on Brain Fever: Poems, Vijay Seshadri on 3 Sections: Poems, Peg Boyers on To Forget Venice, Carl Phillips on Silverchest: Poems and Denise Duhamel on Blowout

Sunday, November 23

11:00 a.m.Room 8525Future Tense: Independence, Diversity and the Future of Jamaican Publishing
12:00 p.m.Room 8503Rick Bragg on Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
12:30 p.m.AuditoriumStuart Dybek on Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories, Russell Banks on A Permanent Member of the Family and Mary Gordon on The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas
1:00 p.m.Room 7106Mary Simses on The Irresistible Blueberry Bakeshop & CafĂ©, John Warley on A Southern Girl: A Novel, Anjanette Delgado on The Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho and Sam Barry on Her Wild Oats by Kathi Kamen Goldmark
1:30 p.m.Room 8201A Poetry Reading: Mervyn Taylor on The Waving Gallery, Saeed Jones on Prelude to Bruise and Catherine Bowman on The Plath Cabinet
2:00 p.m.AuditoriumMarlon James on A Brief History of Seven Killings:
A Novel
, Francisco Goldman on The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle, and Nuruddin Farah on Hiding in Plain Sight: A Novel
2:00 p.m.Chapman Conference CenterTwo Lives: Charles M. Blow on Fire Shut Up in My Bones: A Memoirand Richard Blanco on The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood

3:00 p.m.Room 1164Fairy Tales Told and Re-told: Russ Kick on The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature, Van Jensen on Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer: Complete Edition, Ted Naifeh on Princess Ugg and Heidi Schulz onHook's Revenge
3:00 p.m.Room 8201A Poetry Reading: Barbara Hamby on Street of Divine Love, Michael Hettich on Systems of Vanishing and Tony Hoagland on Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays
4:00 p.m.Room 8303Lauren Francis-Sharma on 'Til the Well Runs Dry, Elizabeth Nunez on Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir, Carole Boyce Davies on Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones and Tiphanie Yanique on Land of Love and Drowning

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November 17, 2014

Book Launch: Rastafari in the New Millennium

Rastafari in the New Millennium 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

6:00 p.m.
UC I-Lounge
University of Miami
1320 S Dixie Hwy, 
Coral Gables, FL 33124

November 16, 2014

CD Launch: Scream by Malachi Smith

Launch of SCREAM – a CD collection of powerful prophecy, exhortation and lamentation by Dub Poet,Malachi Smith.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

6:30 p.m.
JEPA’s Place,
7153 West Oakland Park Boulevard, 
Lauderhill, Florida 33313.