Sunday, September 16
10am - 6pm
Festival Day & Literary Marketplace

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Vicinity

Saturday, September 15
10am - 4pm
Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 10 - 17Bookend Events

Citywide

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. This year BKBF will feature authors including 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!

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The BKBF Interview: Akwaeke Emezi

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.

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The BKBF Interview: Malinda Lo

What moment does the author consider “one of the most transformative moments” of her life? Read on!

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Brooklyn Book Festival Releases full 2018 schedule of programs

A FULL WEEK of literary events begin on Monday, September 10, and runs through Monday, September 17, featuring Children’s Day Saturday, September 15 and flagship Festival Day with literary marketplace, Sunday, September 16.

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The BKBF Interview: Marcia Douglas

What books are stacked next to Marcia Douglas’ bed, waiting to be read? Find out!

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