The annual award is presented at the September Gala Mingle to an author whose work exemplifies or speaks to the spirit of Brooklyn. Past honorees have included N. Authors at all stages of their career and in varying genres—including fiction, poetry, comics, international, young adult and nonfiction—will tackle panel topics of climate, immigration and refugees, friendship, race and identity, sexuality, grammar, and music.
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The Festival is known for fostering unique dialogues among authors, presenting new literary voices as well as established authors, and crafting unique conversations and discussions for a total of nearly programs on 14 stages on its flagship Festival Day September Mo began his career as a writer and animator on Sesame Street, where he garnered six Emmy Awards.
The Brooklyn Book Festival includes a full week of Bookend events, literary special events curated with presenting partners including international cultural embassies, publishers, bookstores and institutions such as PEN America, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Poets House, among others.
Venues across all five boroughs include bookstores, parks, bars, canoes, libraries, each hosting national and international authors in programming ranging from trivia nights, poetry slams, salons and workshops to prose and flash fiction readings, books-to-movie events, draw-offs and book launches.
About the Brooklyn Book Festival The Brooklyn Book Festival was launched in to address the need for a major literary event that embraced the diverse constituencies of New York City.
The Festival is proud of its roster of supporters and welcomes new supporters who have joined this year including the Brooklyn Eagle, Brookfield Properties and J.
Morgan Chase and Little A. Francis College.
Be sure to visit www. Plan your festival Volunteer Vendors News Contact. Deborah Willis Keith S.
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