Registration Open for 2020 Programs!

Sunday, October 4
10am — 11pm
Saturday, October 3
10am — 2pm
Saturday, October 3
1pm — 6pm
September 28, 2020
 — October 5, 2020

 

Join us for the 2020 Virtual Brooklyn Book Festival as we celebrate our 15th anniversary of presenting free literary programming!

An array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors will participate as part of our Virtual Festival 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 more. Plus independent publishers, literary magazines, and literary organizations will be showcased in our Virtual Literary Marketplace. Our week of Bookend events — are happening virtually this year starting Monday 9/28. At our lively Children’s Day, more than 40 authors will participate in a full day of author readings and performances, workshops, and activities — all virtual. Some of our children’s authors in 2020 are Max Brallier, Tami Charles, Ben Clanton, Chris Grabenstein, Carlos Hernandez, Oliver Jeffers, Varian Johnson, Meg Medina, and R.L. Stine. Click on the schedule and “book” your literary week of BKBF events.

Updates & News

The BKBF Interview: Meg Medina

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The BKBF Interview: Kevin Nguyen

The BKBF Interview continues this week with award-winning author Kevin Nguyen. BKBF interviews Kevin Nguyen, author of the novel, New Waves. This weekly series of Q&As…

The BKBF Interview: Brandy Colbert

The BKBF Interview continues this week with author Brandy Colbert. This weekly series of Q&As features some of this year’s exciting young adult authors. BKBF…