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
Ruth Chan is a children's book author and illustrator. Originally from Canada, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her cat, Georgie, and her dog, Feta. Where's the Party? is Ruth's debut picture book.
TheBrooklyn 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.