Brooklyn Book Festival and Chip Kidd Debut First Ever Official Festival Graphics: Prodigious artist, author and art director agrees to develop imagery for a festival that has steeped itself in the art of visual storytelling
2016 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR *FULL WEEK* OF “BOOKEND” EVENTS! -- SEPTEMBER 12 - 18
Week of 50+ hip, smart, diverse literary events in run-up to Sunday festival, presented with partners and independent bookstores in Brooklyn and NYC
The Brooklyn Book Festival (BKBF) and Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council continue to add acclaimed and best-selling authors to its sparkling line-up of national and international authors slated to take part in the Brooklyn Book Festival, NYC’s and the nation’s hippest event celebrating the written word. The festival welcomes back AT&T as its major sponsor.
Literary stars pack BKBF's fall lineup, including: Margaret Atwood, Sherman Alexie, Ken Bruen, Margo Jefferson, Alexander Chee, Faith Erin Hicks, Russell Banks, Phoebe Gloeckner, Chester Brown, Salman Rushdie, Libba Bray, Stephanie Danler, Álvaro Enrigue, Gayle Forman, Pete Hamill, Jacqueline Woodson, Fred Kaplan, Karin Slaughter, Rebecca Traister, Marjorie Liu, Sayed Kashua, Joyce Carol Oates, A.O. Scott, Hua Hsu, Rob Sheffield, Yoss, Jessica Valenti, Cecily von Ziegesar, Ocean Vuong and hundreds more!
Did you miss the festival this year? Or want to relive the moment? Give a listen to three of the festival's most popular programs:
Russell Banks, Joyce Carol Oates and Esmeralda Santiago in a conversation moderated by NYT Book Review editor Greg Cowles.
Kaylie Jones, Dennis Lehane, and Terry McMillan talk about families and crime in a conversation moderated by John Williams.
Best of Brooklyn
Edwidge Danticat, Jonathan Lethem, and Pete Hamill, three of the festival's BoBI Award winners (Best of Brooklyn award) in a conversation moderated by Johnny Temple.