Sunday Sep 22

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 21

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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2018 News

In the press

The New York Times –
7 Things to do with this children this weekend

Vulture by New York Magazine
The 6 Most Memorable Moments from the Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Book Festival’s Tote-Bag Power Rankings

WNYC –
WNYC’s Picks for the Brooklyn Book Festival
The Literary Legacy of New York’s Zora Neale Hurston
20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

The Gothamist –
9 Fun Things To Do In NYC This Week (Besides Voting)

C-SPAN –
BKBF Sights & Sounds
Discussion on the Art of the Accused
Discussion on Hate
Discussion on the Worldwide Impact of Art
Discussion on the Middle Class

Time Out New York Kids –
Best Things to Do with Kids in NYC This Weekend

AM New York –
Brooklyn Book Festival 2018: Your Hour-by-Hour Guide to the Main Literary Event

Brooklyn Book Festival highlights: 5 new reads from participating authors

Publisher’s Weekly –
Critics Weigh In on Art In #MeToo Era at PEN America’s BKBF Panel

Book Riot –
This Weekend, Check out the Largest Free Literary Event in NYC

Comics Beat –
Weekend weather watch: SPX, Keystone Comic Con, Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Daily Eagle –
Snapshots from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival

Children’s Day at Brooklyn Book Festival brings beloved books to life
Come join us in BOOK-lyn for Brooklyn Book Festival Day
N.K. Jemisin receives the Brooklyn Book Festival’s BoBi Award

Novelists Tayari Jones and Jennifer Egan share the stage at the Brooklyn Book Festival
Fiction writers R.O. Kwon, Lydia Kiesling and Alexia Arthurs talk about their craft
Writers Carmen Maria Machado, Madeline Miller and Anjali Sachdeva discuss the modern myth and the female role therein

Brooklyn News 12 – 
Brooklyn Book Festival held in Gowanus

Bklyner –
Calling All Bookworms! Brooklyn Book Festival Returns Sept. 10-17
Watery Words: Poetry Reading On The Gowanus Canal

Brownstoner – 
Literary Lovers Line Up for the Brooklyn Book Festival in Downtown Brooklyn

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