This upcoming weekend is all about Haitian authors.

On May 5 and May 6, the Miami Book Fair (MBF) will host the annual Little Haiti Book Festival at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The festival, which features vibrant cultural exposure to writers, booksellers, performers, and more, is part of MBF’s Read Caribbean programming.  This event is free and open to the public.

The book festival will feature authors from Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora, hands-on activities for children, workshops for writers, dance and music performances, publishers, Haitian cuisine and more.

Panels include Feeding the Body, Nourishing the Soul: Haiti’s Medicinal Herbs and Cuisine and Haiti: Zombification and Identity; literary and poetry workshops, including tips for first time authors, plus a full day of activities for children including drumming and dancing, storytelling and arts and crafts.

For a full listing of events, visit Miami Book Fair’s website.

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