Free talks by writers

The Florida Center for the Literary Arts at Miami Dade College is bringing some top authors into town this week as part of its Writers Institute. Even if you’re not participating in the institute, you can hear authors speak for free at the Lunchtime Reads series on the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. (Lunch is […]

Sue Monk Kidd, daughter to speak


Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees, and her daughter, Ann Kidd Taylor, will discuss and sign their new book, Traveling with Pomegranates (Viking, $25.95), at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Boulevard (across the street from the Biltmore Hotel), Coral Gables. The free event […]

Free advice on book publishing


As part of the Florida Center for the Literary Arts Writers’ Institute, Andrea Askowitz and Anjanette Delgado will give a free presentation at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, entitled “You’ve Written a Book, Now What?” at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, Room 3313-14, on the third floor of Building 3. Askowitz is the author of the […]

Authors to read, sign books


Author Sandra Cisneros will join readers to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her landmark novel, The House on Mango Street (Doubleday, $10.95), at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. The event is presented by Books & Books in collaboration with the Florida Center for the […]