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Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St

September 16, 2018
10:00 am

Sneak Peak Trivia Giveaway

Are you an expert in Young Adult fiction? Test your knowledge with challenging trivia to win prizes including early, not-yet published YA novels and festival swag.  
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09/16/2018 10:00 am 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Are you an expert in Young Adult fiction? Test your knowledge with challenging trivia to win prizes including early, not-yet published YA novels and festival swag.   Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
11:00 am

Thrilled to Death

Hearts will pound and pulses will race when award winning author Malinda Lo (A Line in the Dark) and New York Times bestseller Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious) join newcomer Lygia Day Peñaflor (All of This Is True) to talk scandals, obsessions, and getting away with murder. Moderated by acclaimed author Lamar Giles (Spin).
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09/16/2018 11:00 am 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Hearts will pound and pulses will race when award winning author Malinda Lo (A Line in the Dark) and New York Times bestseller Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious) join newcomer Lygia Day Peñaflor (All of This Is True) to talk scandals, obsessions, and getting away with murder. Moderated by acclaimed author Lamar Giles (Spin). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
12:00 pm

Relationship Goals

Join New York Times bestselling author, David Levithan (Someday), as he delves into soulmates, family love, and secret crushes with New York Times bestseller and Stonewall Honoree Mackenzi Lee (The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue), Printz Honoree and Stonewall Award-winner Benjamin Alire Sáenz (The Inexplicable Logic of my Life), and debut YA novelist Nisha Sharma (My So-Called Bollywood Life).
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09/16/2018 12:00 pm 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Join New York Times bestselling author, David Levithan (Someday), as he delves into soulmates, family love, and secret crushes with New York Times bestseller and Stonewall Honoree Mackenzi Lee (The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue), Printz Honoree and Stonewall Award-winner Benjamin Alire Sáenz (The Inexplicable Logic of my Life), and debut YA novelist Nisha Sharma (My So-Called Bollywood Life). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
1:00 pm

Life Hurts

These vivid, painful, and beautifully heartfelt stories by Arvin Ahmadi (Down and Across), bestselling debut Emily X.R. Pan (The Astonishing Color of After) and Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains) will take you on different journeys of hurt and healing, from an escape to D.C. gone awry and a flight to Taiwan to uncover family secrets to three friends who couldn't feel more further apart after a tragic death. Moderated by award-winning author Adele Griffin (Tell Me No Lies).
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09/16/2018 1:00 pm 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival These vivid, painful, and beautifully heartfelt stories by Arvin Ahmadi (Down and Across), bestselling debut Emily X.R. Pan (The Astonishing Color of After) and Ashley Woodfolk (The Beauty That Remains) will take you on different journeys of hurt and healing, from an escape to D.C. gone awry and a flight to Taiwan to uncover family secrets to three friends who couldn't feel more further apart after a tragic death. Moderated by award-winning author Adele Griffin (Tell Me No Lies). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
2:00 pm

Fiercely Stunning Fantasy

Tales of royalty, warriors, and cruel supernatural worlds. Join New York Times bestselling authors Melissa Albert (The Hazel Wood) and Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), and K. Arsenault Rivera (The Phoenix Empress) in a discussion about high-stakes scenarios and unforgettable worlds in jeopardy. Moderated by author Tochi Onyebuchi (Crown of Thunder).
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09/16/2018 2:00 pm 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Tales of royalty, warriors, and cruel supernatural worlds. Join New York Times bestselling authors Melissa Albert (The Hazel Wood) and Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), and K. Arsenault Rivera (The Phoenix Empress) in a discussion about high-stakes scenarios and unforgettable worlds in jeopardy. Moderated by author Tochi Onyebuchi (Crown of Thunder). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
3:00 pm

#Resist

New York Times bestselling author Justina Ireland (Dread Nation),  Hugo-nominated author Mark Oshiro (Anger Is a Gift), and acclaimed author Sara Farizan (Here to Stay) dismantle power structures in this important conversation about the journeys of their intersectional characters navigating racism, Islamophobia, and toxic masculinity. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely (Tradition).
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09/16/2018 3:00 pm 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival New York Times bestselling author Justina Ireland (Dread Nation),  Hugo-nominated author Mark Oshiro (Anger Is a Gift), and acclaimed author Sara Farizan (Here to Stay) dismantle power structures in this important conversation about the journeys of their intersectional characters navigating racism, Islamophobia, and toxic masculinity. Moderated by New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely (Tradition). Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386

September 16, 2018
4:00 pm

Love in YA for Everyone presented by Bank Street Bookstore.

Robin Talley (Our Own Private Universe, Pulp), Brandy Colbert (Little & Lion, Finding Yvonne), and debut author Richard Lawson (All We Can Do is Wait) discuss the complexity of writing inclusive young adult novels that explore love and other personal relationships. How do you tell empathetic stories of human connection in all its facets? These authors do so while also tackling identity, history and difficult crossroads in a character’s life.
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09/16/2018 4:00 pm 09/16/2018 America/New_York Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St - Brooklyn Book Festival Robin Talley (Our Own Private Universe, Pulp), Brandy Colbert (Little & Lion, Finding Yvonne), and debut author Richard Lawson (All We Can Do is Wait) discuss the complexity of writing inclusive young adult novels that explore love and other personal relationships. How do you tell empathetic stories of human connection in all its facets? These authors do so while also tackling identity, history and difficult crossroads in a character’s life. Brooklyn Law School Student Lounge, 250 Joralemon St, New York Brooklyn Book Festival MM/DD/YYYY 1440 false BKBF aEZeljLrUzgycbMXqmbt29386