Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

Book Festival News


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Support the festival with a contribution of $100 or more and as a thank you we will send you a Brooklyn Book Festival tote bag and the festival organizers’ choice of book from one of the many outstanding authors we presented this year.
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Fall 2016 NYC Culture Calendars / Arts Previews

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.
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Brooklyn Book Festival Announces 2016 Authors and Events!

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!
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Highlights of the 2015 Brooklyn Book Festival


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:


Triple Crown
Russell Banks, Joyce Carol Oates and Esmeralda Santiago in a conversation moderated by NYT Book Review editor Greg Cowles.






Blood Relatives
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.




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Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017    
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017