Photo by Benjamin ThackerJ.J. Colagrande is an adjunct professor at Miami Dade College. His first novel, Headz, was just released by Buffalo, New York-based publishing house BlazeVox Books, and this Tuesday, Colagrande will give his first official reading in Miami at -- where else? --& ... More >>
WikicommonsHunter S. Thompson at the 1988 FairArtists have Basel. Filmmakers have MIFF. Geniuses have the Book Fair.My inner nerd (well, maybe it's outer, too...) did the running man this morning when it saw PR-extraordinaire Lisa Palley's email announcing the Author List for the 2009 Miami Book ... More >>
WikicommonsIs this your idol?All you hard-drinking, never-novel-finishing people out there, listen up. Sometimes we all need a jump start. Ours over here at the Miami New Times is that cruel Muse we call "Deadline", whose red tail is forever smacking us in the back of the head just when we're gettin ... More >>
Dennis Lehane On its 25th anniversary, the Miami Book Fair International is just that -- drawing authors from around the world as varied and well respected as Salman Rushdie and Frank McCourt. Saturday morning's marquee session, however, felt more like a hometown celebration, bringing together ... More >>
The graphic novel reigns at this year's edition.
Defrosted spacemen rock out
In which local authors and aficionados list their favorites
Surely there's more to local literature than crime and exile
Comestible Miami in the words of some of our most-loved writers
Really, this is a curated open mike, you don't have to worry
Sweet Jesus addresses a pop icon rather than religious leader at the book fair
Her name is Ivonne Lamazares. You've probably never heard of her. Cuban immigrant, good student, dedicated teacher, devoted wife and mother. Oh, and something else. She just might be the world's next big thing in literary fiction.
A (moderately) intrepid Salman Rushdie makes an unprecedented public appearance at Miami's most literary landmark