MDC’s Miami Book Fair to Offer New Spring Creative Writing Courses

Miami, Jan. 24, 2019 – The Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Book Fair announces new Creative Writing Courses! Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your writing, network and receive feedback from published authors with extensive teaching experience. Unless otherwise noted, all courses will take place at MDC’s Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave. Sign up now! Seating is limited. Creative Writing Courses are part of Book Fair’s year-round programming.

The 2019 Spring Creative Writing Courses are:

Writing the World

Instructor: Thomas Swick

Wednesdays, Feb 20 – March 13

7 – 9 p.m.

MDC Wolfson Campus

Love Notes: The Craft of Writing Romance

Instructor: Nadine Gonzalez

Thursdays, Feb 21 – March 14

7 – 9 p.m.

MDC Wolfson Campus

Teen Poetry Workshop

Instructor: Rudi Goblen

Saturday, Feb 23

1 – 4 p.m.

The Light Box at the Goldman Warehouse (Wynwood)

For Miami Book Fair updates, please visit, call 305-237-3528 or email

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About Miami Book Fair
Founded in 1984 by Miami Dade College and partners, Miami Book Fair engages the community through inclusive, accessible programs that promote reading and support writers year-round. The annual eight-day festival has grown into the largest and most comprehensive community-rooted literary gathering in the United States. The Fair features readings and discussions with the world’s most renowned authors, generating discourse on contemporary literature and current issues of international importance. The Fair also include live music and interdisciplinary performances; interactive, educational activities for children; and more than 200 booksellers and publishers during the Street Fair. Events take place in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and French. In addition to the annual festival, the Miami Book Fair responds to community needs with a year-round schedule of activities, including The Little Haiti Book Festival, highlighting Haiti’s literary acumen; creative writing and publishing workshops; author presentations; reading campaigns; and Read to Learn Books for Free, a partnership with The Children’s Trust that distributes more than 150,000 free books a year to children in Miami-Dade County.

Miami Book Fair is made possible through the generous support of the State of Florida and the National Endowment for the Arts; the City of Miami; Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; Miami-Dade County Public Schools; the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; the Miami Downtown Development Authority; and the Friends of the Fair; as well as many corporate partners. Miami Book Fair: Building community, one reader at a time.

Miami Book Fair contact: Lisa Palley, 305-642-3132