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Okey Ndibe's memoir, Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American (Soho Press, $25), explores the experience of the traveller and immigrant, trying to make sense of all the possibilities and challenges of American culture. Ndibe first came to the U.S. to serve as founding editor of African Commentary, a magazine published by Chinua Achebe.
500+ authors! Panels, readings, music, comedy, cooking demos, art—it’s all happening at Miami Book Fair 2016 It’s here! Head to MiamiBookFair.com to build your schedule and download a copy of this year’s Fair Goer’s Guide or the crowd-favourite Grid! Highlights include panels in Creole and French as part of our new Read Caribbean program of almost 100 authors from the region; dozens of writers from Latin America and Spain taking part in the Ibero American Authors Program; cooking demos at Kitchen Stadium, now in its new location at NE 2nd Ave and NE 3rd Street; games, food, and live performances at the Porch, the Fair’s most chill spot; storytelling and pop-up fun rooms at Children’s Alley; and of course, this year’s stellar lineup of more than 500 authors in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.
Professor Elizabeth Nunez.  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 16, 2016: The Caribbean’s excellent literary tradition remains in good hands with several Caribbean-born authors keeping the strong institution alive. Here are five you should know:
Presented and produced by Miami Dade College.  Miami, July 28, 2016 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) acclaimed Miami Book Fair, the nation’s finest and largest literary gathering, will celebrate its 33rd edition this year Nov. 13 – 20 at MDC Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. More than 200 exhibitors from around the country will participate during the weekend Street Fair, Nov. 18 – 20.
What Editors Want: Understanding the Process of Submitting to Literary Magazines. Demystify editors’ expectations and streamline your process from rejection to acceptance to publication. One day | Saturday, September 17 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | $60. Instructor: Lynne Barrett
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