Sunday Sep 17

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 16

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 11 - 17

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Festival Info

Vendors

Now accepting waitlist registration for Festival Day and Children’s Day Marketplace vendors.

Information about prices and booth/table options are listed below. 

Each year, the Festival welcomes nearly 200 publishers, presses, booksellers and literary organizations to its popular Festival Day Literary Marketplace in Downtown Brooklyn and its Children’s Day in MetroTech Commons for children ages 2 – 11. The festival attracts passionate book readers from all five boroughs and beyond and receives extensive media coverage.

Please contact Jerry Allred at [email protected] if you need additional information or have any questions.

 

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Prefer to manually fill out a paper form? Download Vendor Application


Brooklyn Book Festival Vendor Registration Information

Festival Day – September 17, 2017

Children’s Day – September 16, 2017

Vendor Package – Table with Canopy

  • one canopy 10 x 10
  • one 8 foot table with 2 chairs
  • one I.D. sign
  • one vendor listing in event publication and one listing on event website

Vendor Package – Table without Canopy

  • one 8 foot table with 2 chairs
  • one I.D. sign
  • one vendor listing in event publication and one listing on event website

 

Please be aware that spaces for the Brooklyn Book Festival sold out last year by April 1.

Early Registration Discounted Fee: Subtract $100 per booth or table from prices listed below: January 23 to
February 20.

Standard Registration Fee

    • Major publisher, universities and bookstore chain (table with canopy) $975
    • Independent press, literary magazines, authors, non-profit literary organizations and independent bookstores (table with canopy) $525
    • Table without Canopy $400
    • Shared table with canopy (no more than three exhibitors) $575

includes additional I.D. signs and exhibitor listing

  • Shared table without canopy (no more than three exhibitors) $450 includes additional I.D. signs and exhibitor listing
  • Extra table for your booth may be rented for $30

No more than three exhibitors may share a booth/table.The festival will accept only one application per table. That applicant must designate
the company or companies with whom they are sharing the booth/table and assume the full payment.
Please note:

  • Exhibitors may not bring and use their own canopy.
  • Exhibitors may not resell their space or part of their space.

In order to exhibit at the Brooklyn Book Festival, you must either sell books or book related/literary materials, or represent a literacy
program. You must be a bookseller, publisher, literary magazine, author or literacy organization.

Registration Schedule

  • Early Registration Discounted Fee: Subtract $100 per booth or table: January 23 to February 20, 2017).
  • Standard Registration Fee: February 21 – May 21, 2017
  • Late Registration Fee: Add $100 per booth or table (May 22 – July 15, 2017). No registrations accepted after July 15, 2017.
  • Cancellation Fee: 50% through July 15, 2017.No refunds for cancellations after July 16, 2017.
  • No refunds for cancellations after August 1, 2016.
  • All cancellations must be submitted in writing.
  • Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis, but does not guarantee your location. Full payment is due with your
    completed registration form. Registrations are not considered complete unless payment has been received. Placement
    of exhibitors is determined by festival organizers and will be posted on-line on August 15, 2017.
  • The Brooklyn Book Festival will take place rain or shine. Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather.

 

Register Now

Prefer to manually fill out a paper form? Download Vendor Application

Highlights of the 2016 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.