It's Our Sweet Sixteen - Support the Festival!

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Vicinity

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech

September 26, 2021
 — October 4, 2021

Thanks everyone for turning up and tuning in for this year’s hybrid Festival.  

We were thrilled to have authors appearing in virtual programs and in person on stages in Downtown Brooklyn including Hanif Abdurraqib, Rumaan Alam, Paul Auster, Alison Bechdel, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Sophie Blackall, Michelle Bowdler, Melissa Broder,  Michael Buckley, Mary H.K. Choi, Jorie Graham, Lauren Groff, Candice Iloh, Donika Kelly, Rachel Kushner, K’wan, Talib Kweli, Jonathan Lethem, Darcie Little Badger, Elizabeth Lim, Heather McGhee, Walter Mosley, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Joyce Carol Oates, George Packer, R.J. Palacio, Nate Powell, Francine Prose, Phoebe Robinson, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Jess Walter, Carl Zimmer, and many more!

And, continue to enjoy our virtual programs!

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Updates & News

2021 author announcement
The Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announced a blockbuster lineup of 140-plus authors from around the world who will gather for its 16th Broo…