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Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St

September 17, 2017
10:00 am

Sneak Peek Trivia Giveaway

How well do you know young adult authors and books? Join a fun-filled hour of trivia questions to win prizes including an early, not-yet-published brand new YA novel or festival swag.
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09/17/2017 10:00 am 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival How well do you know young adult authors and books? Join a fun-filled hour of trivia questions to win prizes including an early, not-yet-published brand new YA novel or festival swag. Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
11:00 am

Fitting in & Standing Out

#1 New York Times and international bestselling author of 13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher (What Light) and bestselling author Veronica Chambers (The Go-Between) sit down with Pushcart-nominated debut author Ibi Zoboi (American Street) to discuss what it means to find yourself beyond the stereotype of how others see you. Moderated by award-winning author  Mitali Perkins (You Bring the Distant Near).
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09/17/2017 11:00 am 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival #1 New York Times and international bestselling author of 13 Reasons Why, Jay Asher (What Light) and bestselling author Veronica Chambers (The Go-Between) sit down with Pushcart-nominated debut author Ibi Zoboi (American Street) to discuss what it means to find yourself beyond the stereotype of how others see you. Moderated by award-winning author  Mitali Perkins (You Bring the Distant Near). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
12:00 pm

Telling Her Own Story

Girls are center stage on this panel with Tracey Baptiste  (Rise of the Jumbies), Meg Medina (Burn Baby Burn), and Renée Watson (Piecing Me Together) as they discuss how their writing explores the complexities of girlhood and why it's important for them to create bold, brave girls. Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton (Tiny Pretty Things).
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09/17/2017 12:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Girls are center stage on this panel with Tracey Baptiste  (Rise of the Jumbies), Meg Medina (Burn Baby Burn), and Renée Watson (Piecing Me Together) as they discuss how their writing explores the complexities of girlhood and why it's important for them to create bold, brave girls. Moderated by Dhonielle Clayton (Tiny Pretty Things). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
1:00 pm

Head Over Heels

Love is in the air when NYT bestselling superstar Sarah Dessen (Once and for All) and newcomers Lilliam Rivera (The Education of Margot Sanchez) and Gabby Rivera (Juliet Takes a Breath) sit down to talk romance, relationships, and the riskiness of opening your heart. Moderated by bestselling author Adam Silvera (They Both Die at the End).
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09/17/2017 1:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Love is in the air when NYT bestselling superstar Sarah Dessen (Once and for All) and newcomers Lilliam Rivera (The Education of Margot Sanchez) and Gabby Rivera (Juliet Takes a Breath) sit down to talk romance, relationships, and the riskiness of opening your heart. Moderated by bestselling author Adam Silvera (They Both Die at the End). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
2:00 pm

Secrets and Lies

New York Times bestselling author E. Lockhart (Genuine Fraud), horror queen Danielle Vega (The Merciless III), and critically acclaimed debut Tiffany D. Jackson (Allegedly) blur the lines of good and evil in this conversation about characters who bend the truth, especially when the story involves murder, blunt objects, and memories that can’t be trusted. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga (Bang).
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09/17/2017 2:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival New York Times bestselling author E. Lockhart (Genuine Fraud), horror queen Danielle Vega (The Merciless III), and critically acclaimed debut Tiffany D. Jackson (Allegedly) blur the lines of good and evil in this conversation about characters who bend the truth, especially when the story involves murder, blunt objects, and memories that can’t be trusted. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Barry Lyga (Bang). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
3:00 pm

Dark Magic

Do tales of faeries and witches and beasts make your pulse race? Join master storytellers Holly Black (The Darkest Part of the Forest), debut author Rhoda Belleza (Empress of a Thousand Skies), Rin Chupeco (The Bone Witch), and Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night) in a conversation about magic and mayhem in their richly imagined fantasy novels. Moderated by Stephanie Anderson.
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09/17/2017 3:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Do tales of faeries and witches and beasts make your pulse race? Join master storytellers Holly Black (The Darkest Part of the Forest), debut author Rhoda Belleza (Empress of a Thousand Skies), Rin Chupeco (The Bone Witch), and Tochi Onyebuchi (Beasts Made of Night) in a conversation about magic and mayhem in their richly imagined fantasy novels. Moderated by Stephanie Anderson. Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
4:00 pm

Tough Girls/Boys: When the Going Gets Tough

Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson (The Impossible Knife of Memory), David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet), and Jennifer Mathieu (Moxie) prove that tough stuff can only make us stronger, from overcoming personal trauma to igniting a feminist movement in high school. Moderated by Abby Sher (All the Ways the World Can End).
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09/17/2017 4:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson (The Impossible Knife of Memory), David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet), and Jennifer Mathieu (Moxie) prove that tough stuff can only make us stronger, from overcoming personal trauma to igniting a feminist movement in high school. Moderated by Abby Sher (All the Ways the World Can End). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 17, 2017
5:00 pm

Voice is Everything: A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Panel

Memoirist Tara Clancy (The Clancys of Queens), writer Mychal Denzel Smith (Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching) and novelist Danya Kukafka (Girl In Snow) share their perspectives on voice -- literary and personal -- gained as readers and writers. Moderated by Miwa Messer, Director, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers.
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09/17/2017 5:00 pm 09/17/2017 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Memoirist Tara Clancy (The Clancys of Queens), writer Mychal Denzel Smith (Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching) and novelist Danya Kukafka (Girl In Snow) share their perspectives on voice -- literary and personal -- gained as readers and writers. Moderated by Miwa Messer, Director, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers. Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386
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