Drag and Gender (audio)
Gender and politics meet in a conversation about drag performance and the cultural climate of our time. Listen!
How Do You Define “Home?” (audio)
“Home” is … Listen as authors explore definitions and, in doing so, explore beliefs, histories and more.
Ancient Tragedies and Modern Lessons (audio)
In plays and performances, we explored the relevance of ancient Greek tragedies in current times.
Searching for Self (audio)
Protagonists embark on a search for self against highly divergent backdrops. Listen to authors from #BKBF 2017.
A Multidimensional American Landscape (audio)
The American landscape is multidimensional. Listen as authors from #BKBF 2017 explore this topic.
Talking Publishing with Amazon (audio)
Amazon knows books, and they know publishing, too! Listen and learn.
Six of our most popular panels for your listening pleasure!
Thanks to the support of the Amazon Literary Partnership, stream six of the most popular panels from #BKBF 2017!
PHOTOS: #BKBF celebrates blockbuster literary weekend with top authors
Tens of thousands flock to Brooklyn for #BKBF 2017, including “Children’s Day” & “Festival Day.” Again, NYC’s largest literary event, showcasing 300 authors and 200 publishers, is an event not to be missed!
Children’s Day Lineup Announced for BKBF 2017
Award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators are set to wow young fans with readings, workshops and performances on Saturday, September 16.
Comics and Graphic Novel Programming Announced for BKBF 2017
BKBF continues to champion graphic novel creators and programming from around the globe!
BKBF releases 2017 program schedule
Beginning September 11 with Bookends and through to Festival Day on September 17, mark your calendars!
BKBF presents PATTI SMITH
The Brooklyn Book Festival and Windham-Campbell Prizes present PATTI SMITH, September 11, 2017
Brooklyn Book Festival Debuts Official 2017 Festival Art Poster with Illustration by Adrian Tomine and Design by Rodrigo Corral
The Brooklyn Book Festival unveiled the 2017 official art poster designed by Adrian Tomine and Rodrigo Corral
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
Brooklyn Book Fair a Big Hit at P.S. 24
The community book fair we organized at P.S. 24 with the support of Council Member Carlos Menchaca was a huge success!
School Reading Event in Partnership with NYC Council Member Carlos Menchaca is “Picture of the Day!”
What a treat to be featured as Publishers Weekly‘s Picture of the Day!
St. Francis College Literary Prize Draws Record Number of Entries
The St. Francis College Literary Prize has attracted a record number of entrants this year. Stay tuned: the winner, who will receive a $50,000 reward, will be announced at this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival.
Top Authors Visit Brooklyn School with Council Member Carlos Menchaca – Sunset Park P.S. 24 Family Book Fair
With support from NYC Council Member Carlos Menchaca, the Brooklyn Book Festival led an entire day of literary activities for the students at Brooklyn’s P.S. 24 on Friday, June 23.
Inspired by Brooklyn Book Festival, MapSO Book Fest Enjoys Successful First Year
We are honored to hear that the Brooklyn Book Festival served as the inspiration behind MapSO Book Fest, a literary celebration in New Jersey founded by IG Publishing’s Robert Lasner. After years of planning, MapSO Book Fest has just wrapped up a successful first year!
Brooklyn Book Fair to Host Literary Celebration at P.S. 24
Tomorrow, the Brooklyn Book Festival will present a literary celebration at P.S. 24 with the support of Councilmember Carlos Menchaca. Get the details from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Brooklyn Book Festival to Bring Out Literary Stars This Fall
The Brownstoner is as excited as we are about this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival!
Brooklyn Book Festival Roster Announced
The Brooklyn Book Festival made BookForum‘s roundup of stories today!
It’s All About Books at Brooklyn’s Book Festival
Gowanus Lounge reports on the diverse mix of authors at this year’s Brooklyn Book Festival.
Brooklyn Book Festival’s Author Lineup Revealed
The Brooklyn Patch joins us in announcing our lineup of renowned authors!
LitHub Broadcasts Festival Lineup on Joyce Carol Oates’ Birthday
Today’s Literary Hub birthday shout-out Joyce Carol Oates is also a Brooklyn Book Festival participating author — how fitting!
Publishers Weekly Circulates Festival Lineup
Publishers Weekly circulates the lineup of the Brooklyn Book Festival.
Colson Whitehead, Elif Bautman Among Writers to Appear at Brooklyn Book Festival
The New York Times covers the announcement of the initial lineup of authors scheduled to appear at the Brooklyn Book Festival.
Festival Listed as one of NYC’s Best Summer Events
The New York Daily News has named the Brooklyn Book Festival as one of the best events to check out this summer in New York City.
Brooklyn Book Festival Announces Stellar Fall Line-Up; Colson Whitehead to be Awarded Best of Brooklyn Award
The Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council announced the initial line-up of 150 authors from around the world. BKBF also announced that Colson Whitehead will be the recipient of the annual Best of Brooklyn (BoBi) Award and Adrian Tomine and Rodrigo Corral have teamed up to design this year’s Festival art poster.
Brooklyn Book Festival was ranked #7 among best festivals in the world
Brooklyn Book Festival was ranked #7 among best festivals in the world! Plus, the new National Geographic Book Novel Destinations highlights the Brooklyn Book Festival.