Festival Day and Literary Marketplace --September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
MetroTech Commons -- Downtown Brooklyn
Bookend Events -- Sept. 11 - 17, 2017
City wide

Web Safe 2k16 Live

Littlefield 622 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY
18-Sep-2016
19:00 -

Web Safe 2k16, Live celebrates the completion of Web Safe 2k16, a literary/graphic project which explores our memories of the pre-broadband Internet and related technologies. The project made use of Lynda Weinman’s Web Safe color palette as a field of reference constraining a large and heterogeneous archive of personal recollections: 216 authors wrote 216 words each, inspired by a specific color in the web safe range. Starting on February 16th, WS2K16 began publishing one short story daily, authors were asked to consider a historical span of roughly 20 years,starting with the widespread availability of VGA monitors and modems in the early ‘80s, through O’Reilly Media’s Web 2.0 Conference (2004). Authors interpreted the prompt a number of ways, touching on sharing, censorship, anonymity, exposure, sexuality, love and fear. Tonight we'll come together to hear around 50 of them read live. WS2K16 is a project by Ben Sisto, Josephine Livingstone, and Joe Bernardi.



Festival Day and Literary Marketplace --September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza

Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
MetroTech Commons — Downtown Brooklyn 

Bookend Events -- Sept. 11 - 17, 2017
City wide

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.

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza