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February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An Evening with the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honorees


February 15
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Books & Books presents…

An Evening with the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honorees

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Books & Books Coral Gables (265 Aragon Ave)


All events are free and open to the public. Parking is available in garage across the street.


6:30 p.m. │ First Draft: A Literary Social with 5 Under 35 Honoree Ada Zhang

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories.

8:00 p.m. │ A Reading and Conversation by the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honorees

Each year, the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 program recognizes five exceptional debut fiction authors, selected by past National Book Award and 5 Under 35 honorees. Join us for readings and conversation with the 2023 5 Under 35 honoreesMateo Askaripour (Black Buck), Chelsea T. Hicks (A Calm & Normal Heart), Morgan Talty (Night of the Living Rez), Jenny Xie (Holding Pattern), and Ada Zhang (The Sorrows of Others). Moderated by Natalie Green, Director of Programs & Partnerships at the National Book Foundation.


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