Go online for an amazing weekend of authors, workshops and more at the South Florida Book Festival (SOFLOBOOKFEST), held July 17 and 18, 2020. SOFLOBOOKFEST is a signature program of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311.

The two-day free event starts with “Eat, Drink, Read: A Literary Culinary Experience” on Friday, July 17th at 6:45PM, where this year’s specialty drink will be revealed at the Flip and Sip Virtual Lounge. New to this year’s “Eat, Drink, Read” is a LIVE cooking demonstration by Chef Alex Kuk of Temple Street Eatery showcasing Sarah Tiong’s book, Sweet, Savory, Spicy.

Enjoy literary and culinary presentations at “Book Life,” the weekend’s main event, beginning July 18th at noon, featuring a fantastic line-up of writers and speakers for presentations, book talks and workshops. Distinguished authors include Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Aneeka A. HendersonDarryl LittletonAlice Randall and Audrey Wright-Peterman.

SOFLOBOOKFEST 2020 sponsors include Bank of America, Friends of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, Florida Chapter of The Mystery Writers of America, BizTech411, Temple Street Eatery, and Success Fridays.

Learn more about this program by visiting for all events and presenter information or following #SOFLOBOOKFEST & #BOOKLIFE on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. For additional information, including upcoming sponsorship opportunities, contact Erin N. Daniels, AARLCC Programming Manager at [email protected] or 954-357-6282.