Toni Tipton-Martin – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Toni Tipton-Martin – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Toni Tipton-Martin is co-author of A Taste of Heritage: The New African American Cuisine, contributor to Culinaria: The United States, and editor of a new edition of The Blue Grass Cook Book by Minnie C. Fox. Her latest book is The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of...
Craig Thompson – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Craig Thompson – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Craig Thompson is an Eisner Award-winning graphic novelist best known for his books Good-Bye, Chunky Rice, Blankets, Carnet de Voyage and Habibi. Thompson has received three Eisner Awards, four Harvey Awards, and two Ignatz Awards. In 2007, his cover design for the...
Mirta Ojito – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Mirta Ojito – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Mirta Ojito has been a reporter since 1987, and has worked for the Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, and the New York Times. She has received numerous awards, including a shared 2001 Pulitzer Prize for a series of articles in the Times about race in America. She is the...
Marie Mutsuki Mockett – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Marie Mutsuki Mockett – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Marie Mutsuki Mockett’s novel Picking Bones from Ash was shortlisted for the 2010 Saroyan Prize and the Asian American Literary Awards for Fiction and was a finalist for the Paterson Prize. She has written for the New York Times, Salon, National Geographic, and other...
Thane Rosenbaum – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Thane Rosenbaum – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Thane Rosenbaum is the author of the novels, The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, The Golems of Gotham, Second Hand Smoke, and Elijah Visible. His essays appear frequently in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Huffington Post. A Distinguished...
Alan Jackowitz – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Alan Jackowitz – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Brooklyn native, Alan Jackowitz grew up with the sound of rock and roll and adding machines. No, I’m Not Drunk!: Taming My Parkinson’s With Humor, Music and Charity (abj) is his first book. Struck with Parkinson’s at age 50, Jackowitz’s life was turned upside-down but...
Harry Lembeck – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Harry Lembeck – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Harry Lembeck, a retired attorney, is a freelance writer and a recognized Theodore Roosevelt historian. He has spoken about Roosevelt at meetings and seminars of historical organizations and acted as a historical advisor for a PBS program on peonage called Slavery by...
Andrea Mays – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Andrea Mays – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Andrea E. Mays has degrees in economics from SUNY Binghamton and from UCLA, and teaches economics at California State University at Long Beach. The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger’s Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare’s First Folio (Simon & Schuster), her first...
Rita Gabis – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Rita Gabis – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Rita Gabis is an award-winning poet and prose writer. Her grants and fellowships include a New York Foundation for the Arts Award for creative nonfiction and residencies at Yaddo and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She is the author of the...
Jessica Fievre – 2015 Miami Book Fair

Jessica Fievre – 2015 Miami Book Fair

M.J. (Jessica) Fievre published her first mystery novel at the age of sixteen. She went on to author nine books in French. Her children’s book, I Am Riding, is written in three languages: English, French, and Haitian Creole. Fievre lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti under...