Caribbean-Related Events at Virtual Miami Book Fair 2020

A post by Peter Jordens.

For the first time, the annual Miami Book Fair is being held online, November 15-22, 2020, and is free. For complete details, visit and Caribbean-related events at the 37th Miami Book Fair include the following:

Sunday, November 15, 2020

• Haitian Caribbean Celebration for Kids: Taptap Krik? Krak! (Toto Laraque, Mahalia Solages, Inez Barlatier , Nadege Fleurimond)
• Virtual Pachanga: The YA Edition (Ismée Williams, Elizabeth Acevedo)

• Inez Barlatier Livestream Solo 30-Minute Concert (Inez Barlatier)

Monday, November 16, 2020

• Freedom Soup! A Haitian Celebration Storytime,

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

• Storytime: A Girl Names Rosita (Anika Aldamuy Denise)

• Witches, Wolves and Women (Romina Garber, Zoraida Córdova)

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

• In Conversation: A Personal Fight for Acceptance, Justice and Peace (Sunny Hostin)

Thursday, November 19, 2020

• Panel: Virtual Pachanga: Las Musas Squad (Adrianna Cuevas, Alex Aster, Zoraida Córdova , Chantel Acevedo)

Saturday, November 21, 2020

• In Conversation: Roxane Gay and Channing Gerard Joseph (Roxane Gay)

• In Conversation: Journalists on Their Own Stories (Ilia Calderón)

• Maria, Maria: Hurricane Stories (Geoffrey Philip, Nancy Rosado, María T. Padilla, Celia Alexandra Sorhaindo , Kereen Getten) 

• So Queer and So Caribbean (Achy Obejas, Kacen Callender, Shani Mootoo)

• The Queens, Empresses and First Ladies of Haiti (Marleine Bastien, Bayyinah Bello)

• Understanding Haiti’s New Proposed Laws (Dr. Jean Eddy Saint Paul, Hermantin Hermantin, Alin L. Hall)

• Witnessing, Reimagining the French Caribbean (Miguel Duplan, Françoise James Ousénie)

Sunday, November 22, 2020

• Panel: Ask Me Anything: YA Authors Spill the Tea (Ben Philippe, Kacen Callender)

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