The Brooklyn Book Festival, held on September 16, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., will celebrate Brooklyn’s thriving and diverse literary community and its rich history as a home and inspiration for authors. From Williamsburg to Bedford-Stuyvesant, Park Slope and Brighton Beach, Brooklyn is home to authors, literary magazines and publishers.
The festival, to be held in historic Brooklyn Borough Hall and outdoors on its beautiful plaza, will showcase retailers, publishers, authors and literary organizations. Multiple stages and indoor venues will feature adult and children’s programming, spirited panel discussions and spoken word performances. The festival will attract a broad and diverse audience from Brooklyn and the metropolitan region.
The Brooklyn Book Festival will celebrate Brooklyn’s international reputation as an enclave of hip, multi-ethnic writers who represent some of the greatest names in literature today.
Participating authors include: Jonathan Ames, Myla Goldberg, Ben Greenman, Jhumpa Lahiri, Jonathan Lethem, Rick Moody, Gary Shteyngart, and many more
Follow this link for full details on authors and events:
Official Website: http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/
Added by sadotter on August 29, 2006