Experience the 2020 Festival

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Sunday, October 3, 2021
September 26, 2021
 — October 4, 2021

 

We are looking forward to the 2021 Brooklyn Book Festival from September 26 – October 4. In the meantime, please enjoy our captioned programs from the 2020 Festival on our events page 

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. 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. Y.A. Out Loud featured many of the best authors writing young adult literature today.

Updates & News

The BKBF Interview: Zoraida Córdova

The BKBF Interview continues this week with author Zoraida Córdova. This weekly series of Q&As features some of this year’s Children’s Day authors. Tune in…

The BKBF Interview: Tami Charles

The BKBF Interview continues this week with author Tami Charles. This weekly series of Q&As features some of this year’s Children’s Day authors. Tune in…

The BKBF Interview: Meg Medina

The BKBF Interview continues this week with award-winning author Meg Medina. This weekly series of Q&As features some of this year’s authors. Tune in on Saturday,…