The de Groot Foundation is delighted to collaborate with the Miami Book Fair to launch the Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize for the novella. The goal of this prize is to discover and encourage talented, unpublished authors. …Read More
The 2016 Miami Book Fair
The Miami Book Fair opened November 13th and went through Sunday, November 20th. The de Groot Foundation sponsored the following authors: Trevor Noah, James Carville, Ross King, Peter Kramer, Luke Dittrich, and Susan Faludi. To learn more about this year’s fair and hundreds of authors, please visit: www.miamibookfair.com.
A Few Highlights From This Year’s Book Fair:
Watch Trevor Noah, Colson Whitehead, winner of the National Book Award in Fiction, and Senator Bernie Sanders as they spoke at the Miami Book Fair. Click on this link to check out the fabulous authors who were there.
More Miami Book Fair News
Listen to Robert Reich talk about Saving Capitalism. This video is from his talk at the Kansas City Public Library. He spoke at the Miami Book Fair on November 15, 2015.
Streamed live on Oct 5, 2015
Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich worries that the economic recovery is bypassing most Americans. Reich examines how the economic system that helped make our country strong is now failing us. And he lays out what’s needed to fix it.
Miami Book Fair International 2014- James Baldwin Panel:
Published on Jan 20, 2015
James Baldwin attended the very first Miami Book Fair. To honor the 90th anniversary of his birth, acclaimed poets Elizabeth Alexander and Claudia Rankine will lead a conversation with prominent writers on the urgency of Baldwin’s voice in our times. Alexander, a professor at Yale, delivered her poem “Praise Song for the Day” at Barack Obama’s 2009 Inauguration. Rankine, a professor at Pomona College and winner of many awards, recently wrote a highly praised remembrance of Baldwin for the New Yorker. Panelists: scholars Jeff Chang and Jennifer DeVere Brody, novelist Edwidge Danticat, and poet Charles Hancock Rux.