Sunday, September 17
10am - 6pmFestival Day & Literary Marketplace
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Vicinity
Saturday, September 16
10am - 4pmChildren’s Day
MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn
September 11 - 17Bookend Events
The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors, it includes a week of Bookend Events throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors and 200 booksellers in a vibrant Literary Marketplace. This hip, smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages. Our 2017 festival welcomed authors including Karl Ove Knausgård, Joyce Carol Oates, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, Jonathan Lethem, Claire Messud, Chris Hayes, Carolyn Forché, Sarah Dessen, Alexandra Bracken, Thi Bui, Lynn Nottage, Hisham Matar, Maira Kalman and hundreds more. Check back in Summer and Fall 2018 as next year’s #BKBF announcements begin.Support Us
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PHOTOS: #BKBF celebrates blockbuster literary weekend with top authors
Tens of thousands flock to Brooklyn for #BKBF 2017, including “Children’s Day” & “Festival Day.” Again, NYC’s largest literary event, showcasing 300 authors and 200 publishers, is an event not to be missed!
Children’s Day Lineup Announced for BKBF 2017
Award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators are set to wow young fans with readings, workshops and performances on Saturday, September 16.
Comics and Graphic Novel Programming Announced for BKBF 2017
BKBF continues to champion graphic novel creators and programming from around the globe!
BKBF releases 2017 program schedule
Beginning September 11 with Bookends and through to Festival Day on September 17, mark your calendars!
BKBF presents PATTI SMITH
The Brooklyn Book Festival and Windham-Campbell Prizes present PATTI SMITH, September 11, 2017