Sunday Sep 17Festival Day & Literary Market

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Vicinity

Saturday Sep 16Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 11 - 17Bookend Events


The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. The Festival includes a week of Bookend Events taking place throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors and 200 booksellers. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors, books and conversations. Past authors included Margaret Atwood, Margo Jefferson, Chester Brown, Salman Rushdie, Esmeralda Santiago, Libba Bray, Pete Hamill, Jacqueline Woodson, Ed Yong and hundreds more.

We are currently planning the 2017 Festival! Check back in August for the 2017 schedule of program and discussions.

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