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Saturday Sep 21

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MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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BoBi Award Winners

The Best of Brooklyn (BoBi) award is presented each year to an author whose work best exemplifies or speaks to the spirit of Brooklyn. These celebrated authors write to educate and inspire their readers, incorporating themes that capture what makes Brooklyn unique.

Winner of the 2018 Bobi Award

N.K. Jemisin

Jemisin is the first author of speculative fiction to win the annual BoBi award. Her works in fantasy and science fiction are “breaking new ground in the literary world by tackling complex cultural themes.”