Author Name: Craig Wiggins
Book Title: A Living Witness: The Journal Writing of My Life, Healing, and God
About the Book:
The books are definitely coming to downtown Miami as the nation’s finest literary festival, the Miami Book Fair International holds its annual celebration. This eight-day literary party will commence on the 12th of November and is expected to have over a hundred-thousand readers and writers in attendance. Distinguished authors from the United States and other parts of the globe, as well as book lovers, will be gracing the Fair and its many activities.
Formerly known as “Books by the Bay”, the Miami Book Fair was founded in 1984 by Miami-Dade College. The growth and success of the very first event which took place in the same year were endeavored by Miami-Dade College in cooperation with the Miami-Dade Public Library System, Wolfson Campus President, Eduardo J. Padron, and local independent bookstore owners Mitchell Kaplan of Books & Books and Craig Pollock of BookWorks. The team had reached their success during the 90’s, when the two-day street fair grew steadily and became the largest literary festival in the country, thus acquiring its well-earned name, Miami Book Fair.
Once again, the Festival will bring over hundreds of renowned national and international exhibitors together as it continues to become a model for other fairs across the country. Events and activities include the Street Fair, book signings, an interactive children’s area, live music, workshops, and a special six-night event, “Evenings With…” featuring readings and discussions with notable authors from both, the U.S., and from around the world.
This year, BookBlastPro and Craig Wiggins will be joining the Street Fair weekend together with more than 450 authors and exhibitors. The Festival of Authors will take place on the 17th – 19th of November and the festival-goers can expect to see Wiggins at the BookBlastPro booth where they will have the opportunity to learn about him and his biography book entitled, A Living Witness: The Journal Writing of My Life, Healing, and God. They may even witness the filming of his interview, and will have a chance for a personal; book signing!
Craig Wiggins was born in New York City. He attended private and Catholic school in Brooklyn, New York. In 2001, he was transferred to Borough of Manhattan Community shortly after studying Journalism at Long Island University. He graduated in June 2007 with an Associates of Arts Degree. While taking up the course, Wiggins had encountered challenges that brought his inner chaos. Those challenges served as an inspiration for him to write a biography book entitled A Living Witness: The Journal Writing of My Life, Healing, and God. This book accounts the author’s ways of living from September 2001 until December 2001. It discloses his internal struggles, thoughts, and emotions; as well as his views about the society that he lived in. In his personal favorite quote: “Someone was hurt before you; wronged before you; beaten before you; humiliated before you; raped before you; yet someone survived”, he shares a thought-provoking story that opens the readers’ eyes towards the harsh reality in the world where both the good and bad exist. A Living Witness: The Journal Writing of My Life, Healing, and God serves as a motivation to the ones who have given up. By finding God again within themselves, they can be healed so that they may start to live again and among the witnesses in the wonderful works of God.
The Miami Book Fair invites the book lovers to join the annual celebration as it remains to uphold the cognizance of reading ability and literary arts in the city’s multi-ethnic community, making it the nation’s undisputable, finest literary festival!