Miami Book Fair International 2013 selects Spain as it’s featured country

To commemorate 500 years since Ponce de Leon first landed in Florida, the 30th edition of the Fair will celebrate the culture and literature of Spain. Some of that country’s most illustrious writers and artists will be in Miami sharing the language, culture and literature of Spain.

The nation’s finest and largest literary gathering, Miami Book Fair International, presented and produced by The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC), is turning 30 this year! In commemoration of the 500 years since Ponce de Leon first landed in Florida, this year the Fair will celebrate the culture and literature of Spain. Some of the country’s most illustrious writers and artists will present their work at the Fair. Additionally, the artist of this year’s official Book Fair poster is one of Spain’s most important illustrators, comic artist and winner of the 2007 Premio Nacional de Comic, Francisco Capdevila, better known as “Max.”

The Miami Book Fair International, one of Miami’s flagship cultural events, will treat book lovers to eight days of cultural and educational activities. With Spain as the featured country, the Miami Book Fair International will host over 40 Spanish writers and artists such as dancers, musicians, and more that will travel to Miami to be part of the festivities and educate audiences in the language, culture and literature of Spain.

For regular updates on the Miami Book Fair, please visit www.miamibookfair.com, call 305-237-3528 or email .