Drag and Gender (audio)

Gender and politics meet in a conversation about drag performance and the cultural climate of our time. Listen!

Searching for Self (audio)

Protagonists embark on a search for self against highly divergent backdrops. Listen to authors from #BKBF 2017.

2017 Brooklyn Book Festival Features Stellar Line-Up, Colson Whitehead wins Best of Brooklyn Award

Brooklyn Book Fest 2017 will feature Jessica Abel, Stig Abell, Jami Attenberg, Gabrielle Bell, Laurie Berkner, Alexandra Bracken, Thi Bui, Deborah Campbell, Dame Darcy, Sarah Dessen, Angela Dominguez, Sharon Draper, Jonathan Safran Foer, Carolyn Forché, Santiago Gamboa, Nelson George, Alex Gilvarry, Chris Hayes, Siri Hustvedt, Maira Kalman, Karl Ove Knausgård, Victor LaValle, Jonathan Lethem, Robin Coste Lewis, E. Lockhart, and hundreds more.


Colson Whitehead will be the recipient of the annual Best of Brooklyn (BoBi) Award.


Adrian Tomine and Rodrigo Corral have teamed up to design this year’s Festival art poster. Click here for the current full list of confirmed authors


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