The Evenings With Series at Miami Book Fair International

by Rachel Baker on October 5, 2009

The Miami Book Fair International will again treat book lovers to more than a week of cultural and educational activities, including author readings, book signings, the beloved Evenings With series, the IberoAmerican Authors program, the popular Street Fair Nov. 13 – 15 on the actual closed streets of downtown Miami surrounding the campus, Children’s Alley, and much more. 


There will be an admission fee to the Evenings With sessions of $10. The session are as follows:

  • Elizabeth Alexander, is the author of the inaugural poem Praise Song for the Day — Sunday, Nov. 8
  • Margaret Atwood is the author of The Handmaid’s Tale and finalist for the Booker Prize — Sunday, Nov. 8
  • Ruth Reichl is the Editor-In-Chief of Gourmet Magazine and former New York Times food critic — Monday, Nov. 9
  • Barbara Kingsolver is the bestselling author of The Poisonwood Bible, and short listed for the Pulitzer and PEN/Faulkner Awards — Monday, Nov. 9
  • Jeannette Walls is the New York Times bestselling author of Glass Castle — Tuesday, Nov. 10
  • Richard Powers is a critically acclaimed novelist and winner of a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize Finalist – Wednesday, Nov. 11
  • Isabella Rossellini model and actress reads from  Green Porno: A Book and Short Films Thursday, Nov. 12
  • Orhan Pamuk (Turkey) is the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature – Friday, Nov. 13

In addition, there are plans to hold a free reception every night prior to the evening presentations called Twilight Tastings thanks to the support of sponsors. Also, people paying the admission to the evening sessions are eligible to receive a $5 discount on any of the authors’ books at anytime during the Fair or toward the purchase of any book prior to Dec. 31 at any Books & Books location. This does not apply to complimentary tickets.

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