Revisit the 2020 Festival Day Events
Thank you for joing us at the 2020 Virtual Brooklyn Book Festival as we celebrated our 15th anniversary of presenting free literary programming!
We were thrilled to welcome authors and attendees from across the country and world for the 2020 Virtual Brooklyn Book Festival. Literary stars and emerging authors participated in discussions and readings including Lee Child, Salman Rushdie, Mia Couto, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Joyce Carol Oates, Adrian Tomine, Emily St. John Mandel, Claudia Rankine, Marie Lu, Colson Whitehead, and many more. Plus more than 130 independent publishers, literary magazines, and literary organizations are still showcased in our Virtual Literary Marketplace. Bookend events took place over 8 days and our lively Children’s Day included author readings and performances, workshops, and activities — all virtual Max Brallier, Tami Charles, Ben Clanton, Chris Grabenstein, Carlos Hernandez, Oliver Jeffers, Varian Johnson, Meg Medina, and R.L. Stine. And Y.A. Out Loud featured many of the best authors writing young adult literature today.