The Miami Book Fair International opens on Sunday, November 11 with the Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the US and around the world. On Friday, November 16, the Street Fair gets under way with the Festival of Authors, more than 350 authors will read and discuss their work, including the Latin American and Spanish authors who participate in the IberoAmerican Authors Program. Kids can enjoy fun activities at the Children’s Alley during the street fair, which includes arts and crafts, storytelling, theater and more. This year fair goers will be able to experience a unique gastro-literary experience with The Kitchen. Cookbook authors will discuss their culinary philosophies and demonstrate their recipes in the Miami Culinary Institute’s state-of-the-art Wine Theatre.