Sunday Sep 16

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 15

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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 10 - 17

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Jamel Brinkley

Jamel Brinkley is the author of A Lucky Man, a stunning debut story collection that reflects the tenderness and vulnerability of black men and boys whose hopes sometimes betray them—especially in a world shaped by race, gender, and class. Brinkley is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His work has received fellowships from Kimbilio Fiction and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and he was recently named a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University..

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