Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2023 and 2024)

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5 Events Found in Florida

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel

Hosted by: SleuthFest
Dates: Thursday, July 6, 2023 to Monday, July 10, 2023

Website: SleuthFest
Email: submit form


SleuthFest is an annual conference for writers and fans of mysteries, thriller, and crime fiction.

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South Florida Book Festival South Florida Book Festival
African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

Hosted by: African-American Research Library and Cultural Center
Dates: Thursday, July 13, 2023 to Saturday, July 15, 2023

Website: South Florida Book Festival
Phone: 954-357-6282


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Kujichagulia Cultural Festival
Cultural Expressions

401 South 21st ave., Hollywood, Florida 33020

Hosted by: Kwanzaa 365 live
Dates: Saturday, September 16, 2023 to Sunday, September 17, 2023

Website: Kujichagulia Cultural Festival


Live readings from new favorite authors, healthy food demos, author panels, dance, signing, Live music performances and workshops.

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Miami Book Fair International Miami Book Fair International

Hosted by: Miami Dade College
Dates: Sunday, November 12, 2023 to Sunday, November 19, 2023

Website: Miami Book Fair International
Phone: 305-237-3258


The first Miami Book Fair International, founded by Miami Dade College and community partners, took place in 1984. Since then, it has been recognized as the nation’s finest literary festival. In 2001, the Fair became part of The Center for Writing and Literature @ Miami Dade College, a cultural and academic initiative that promotes the advancement and appreciation of literature throughout the year.

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Southwest Florida Reading Festival Southwest Florida Reading Festival
Fort Myers Regional Library Campus

1651 Lee St, Fort Myers, Florida 

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Website: Southwest Florida Reading Festival


There really is something for all ages to experience at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival. Everyone enjoys the multiple stages with the celebrity authors who share ‘inside scoop’ about their latest books or what makes a story idea click for them. You will be able to buy books and have the authors personalize and sign them too! You’ll find our numerous book and educational vendors offering the latest in services and new ideas. Kids will be mesmerized by the storytellers.

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