Upcoming Events:

  • [March 15 - April 15]
    The Big Read 2014, featuring events and activities inspired by The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri featuring film screenings, book discussions, Indian cooking demos and tastings, and more!
  • [Tuesday, March 18]
    The Art of Eating: M.F.K. Fisher, Pioneering Food Writer and Memoirist with Lynne Barrett
    10:50 a.m. | Miami Culinary Institute (Demonstration Theatre), 415 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami
  • [March 20 through March 29]
    Teatro Prometeo presents Lección para señoritas (in Spanish with English supertitles)
    8 p.m. | Teatro Prometeo, MDC Wolfson Campus
  • [Saturday, April 5]
    The Poets' Place with Adrian Castro: 4 week workshop that will examine poems both from participants and others that exemplify the use of place.
    10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
  • [Wednesday, April 23]
    World Book Night @ ? Where will The Center pop up with its stash of free books? What title will be chosen?
    Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to find out where The Center will distribute World Book Night books

  • [Wed. - Sat., May 7 - 10]
    Save the Date! Miami Writers Institute 2014 Four days of intensive workshops on fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more. Registration open soon.
    MDC Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Avenue, Miami

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Read to Learn

Read to Learn / Books for Free

The Center is filling 40 bookshelves full of free books for children in Miami-Dade County. Learn how you can help.
Miami Writers Institute

Veteran's Oral Histories

As part of The Big Read 2013, listen to veterans sharing their own stories.

Save the Date! 2014 Miami Writers Institute: May 7 - 10

Four days of intensive workshops on fiction, nonfiction, poetry and more! Registration open soon.