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The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and 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 throughout New York City, a lively Children’s Day and a celebratory Festival Day with more than 300 authors plus 250 booksellers filling a vibrant outdoor Literary Marketplace. This hip, smart, diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages. In 2018, BKBF-participating authors included Rumaan Alam, Martin Amis Jennifer Egan, Tayari Jones, Akwaeke Emezi, Laura Lippmann, Terry McMillan, Carmen Maria Machado, Joyce Carol Oates, Greg Pardlo, Hermione Hoby, A.M. Homes, April Ryan, Alexander Chee and Amber Tamblyn. See the full list on our Authors page!Support Us
The Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announces the initial 150 plus authors for the 2019 festival.
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Highlights from the #BKBF 2018
Akwaeke Emezi’s “to be read” stack is constantly on the move! From her coffee table to alongside her plants, see what titles top the pile.