Children’s Day October 1st — the Festival is rain or shine! Maybe cloudy with a chance of meatballs!
Join us at this year’s main Festival Day and Literary Marketplace (Oct. 2) in parks, plazas and venues surrounding Brooklyn Borough Hall with more than 50 programs and events throughout the day. Children’s Day (Oct. 1) celebrates childhood reading with workshops, performances, readings and more in Brooklyn Commons in MetroTech. Literary themed Bookend events continue throughout the city until Oct. 3 and bring poetry, film, performances, and more to all five boroughs.
Children’s Day authors include: Tui T. Sutherland, C.G. Esperanza, George O’Connor, Raul the Third, Dan Santat, Brandy Colbert, Ibi Zoboi, David Barclay Moore, Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris.
At Festival Day come see: Angeline Boulley, Joyce Carol Oates, Paisley Currah, Jennifer Egan, Ayana Gray, Heather Havrilesky, Mariame Kaba, Mieko Kawakami, Ryan La Sala, E. Lockhart, Casey McQuiston, Meghan O’Rourke, Jess Ruliffson, Esmeralda Santiago, Namwali Serpell, Nadia Shammas, Vladimir Sorokin, Ryann Stevenson, Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò, Linda Villarosa, Jacqueline Woodson, and many more!