‘ReadCaribbean’ at Miami Book Fair Nov. 12-19

Dozens of authors from the Caribbean are scheduled to participate in this year’s Miami Book Fair (MBF) in South Florida.

caribbean authorsThe MBF is set to run from Nov. 12-19 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

Among the highlights will be a “ReadCaribbean”, dubbed the official Caribbean literature program of the fair. It will feature Caribbean-specific events, including readings and panel discussions, children’s writers to inspire young readers, storytelling and music, plus publishers at the street fair.

When appropriate, author events will take place in creole or French, with simultaneous translation into English.

Among the Caribbean authors scheduled to participate in the fair are: Alfred Alexandre, Indran Amirthanayagam, Bayyinah E. Bello, Devyn Spence Benson, Edwidge Danticat, Fritz Deshommes, Anne Eller, Aliyyah Eniath Hosein, Robert Fatton Jr., Kaiama Glover, Mireille Jean-Gilles, Helen Klonaris, Yanick Lahens, Jose “Stonko” Lewest, Shara McCallum, Kei Miller, Raoul Peck, Andrea Queeley, Mervyn Taylor and Chantalle F. Verna.

For more information, call 305-237-3258.