Special guest readers for Miami-Dade County include:
Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava (via video), Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Oliver G. Gilbert, III, Miami-Dade County Commissioner Micky Steinberg, Mayor of Aventura Howard S. Weinberg, Miami-Dade County Poetry Ambassador Nicole Tallman, Inaugural Poet Laureate of Miami-Dade County and the fifth U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco, Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Director Marialaura Leslie, Miami-Dade Public Library System Youth Services Specialist Luz Rossy, Co-Founder and Board Chair of Miami Book Fair Mitchell Kaplan, SWWIM Co-Founder Catherine Esposito Prescott, and Poet Trey Rhone.
Special guest readers for Broward County include:
Florida Representative Christine Hunschofsky, Broward County Commissioner Beam Furr, Vice Mayor Sandra Welch Coconut Creek, Director of Development at the Arts & Culture Center of Hollywood Jeffrey Rusnak, Executive Director Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division Library Todd Puccio, Executive Director Combat Hippies Anthony Torres, Partnership Manager Art Serve Jennifer Gettinger, First Poet Laureate of Coconut Creek Laura McDermott Matheric, Poet & Pompano Beach resident Yael Valencia Aldana and Broward College Student-Poet & Hollywood resident Julia Cuomo.
Guidelines for Sharing Poems at Community Readings: