South Florida Book Festival

South Florida Book Festival


Thursday, July 13, 2023 - Saturday, July 15, 2023    
12:00 am


African American Research Library & Cultural Center
2650 Sistrunk Boulevard , Fort Lauderdale , Florida, 33311

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This year’s theme is “WORD! Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop Culture” and brings together literature and visual and performing arts, featuring leaders, authors and scholars of Florida’s hip-hop community.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Thursday, July 13:

  • 10:30AM: A Conversation with Kwame Alexander, Free/Tickets​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • 6:30PM: T.W.E.R.K. by Olujimi Dance Theatre, Free/Tickets

Friday, July 14:

  • 6PM: Conversation with Kevin Powell, Free/Tickets
  • 7PM: Eat. Drink. Read. “Kicks & Sips,” Tickets ($75 Per Person) Featuring DJ Demp and Jam Pony Express (ages 21+)​​

Saturday, July 15:

  • 10:30AM-5PM: South Florida Book Festival, Free/Details,
  • 11AM: The Rise of the Hip-Hop South – A Conversation with Dr. Regina N. Bradley, Free/Tickets​
  • ​2:30PM: Rob Kenner, The Marathon Don’t Stop: The Life and Times of Nipsey Hussle, Free/Tickets

Click here for registration and additional information.