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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. 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!Support Us
We are excited to introduce The BKBF Interview, an ongoing series of Q&As with some of this year’s featured authors.
The Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announced, on June 13th, the 2018 “Best of Broklyn” (BoBi) awardee, N.K. Jemisin, and revealed the first 150-plus authors slated for #BKBF 2018!
The Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announced the initial line-up of authors from around the world. BKBF also announced that N.K. Jemisin will be the recipient of the annual “Best of Brooklyn” (BoBi) award.
Mark your calendars for September and a weeklong celebration of literature!
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