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Are you a fan of any of these children’s book authors?
Mac Barnett, Judi Barrett, Artie Bennett, Vanessa Brantley Newton, Mike Cavallaro, Nina Crews, Shane W. Evans, Brian Floca, Aimee Friedman, Charles Fuller, Adele Griffin, Jenny Han, Isabel Hill, Tad Hills, Michelle Knudsen, Nancy Krulik, E. Lockhart, Torrey Maldonado, Kate Milford, Kirsten Miller, Lauren Oliver, Mitali Perkins, Chris Raschka, Matthew Reinhart, Michael Rex, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Sergio Ruzzier, John Rocco, Jon Scieszka, Sara Shepard, Rebecca Stead, Francisco X. Stork, Tiger Beat, Laura Toffler-Corrie, Anjali Wason, Jacqueline Woodson
(Emphasis are just a few of our favorites.)

Do you love to read, meet authors, talk about books, and live near New York?

Then you don’t want to miss The Brooklyn Book Festival!

A bit about the festival itself:

This is the fifth anniversary of the renowned Brooklyn Book Festival, a free, literary celebration that showcases more than 200 national and international authors in readings and panel discussions as well as 175 booksellers, publishers, presses and organizations in an outdoor literary marketplace. The festival is a premier literary event in New York City, with more than 30,000 attendees from around the world. The all-star literary lineup, including Salman Rushdie,Naomi KleinColson WhiteheadMary Gaitskill, Paul Auster, Rosanne Cash, Paul Krugman, Amy GoodmanJohn Ashbery, Gary Shteyngart, Francine Prose, Dennis Lehane, Pete Hamill, Jennifer Egan, Russell Banks, Michael ConnellyJohn Hodgman,Kristen SchaalThurston Moore, Sam Lipsyte, Sloane Crosley, Paul HardingMaaza MengisteMarlon JamesJean ValentineElizabeth Nunez and many, many more, as well as children’s and young adult Lit stars like Rebecca Stead, Sara Shepard, Jacqueline Woodson, Jon ScieszkaFrancisco X. StorkJenny HanMac BarnettTad HillsChris RaschkaLauren OliverE. LockhartMichael Rex and Matthew Reinhart.

This year it will expand to include three days of special themed events “bookending” the Festival from September 10-12 in partnership with cultural organizations like BAM, Bell House, The Brooklyn Kitchen, Brooklyn Public Library, Greenlight Bookstore, Littlefield, St. Ann’s Warehouse, PEN American Center, Irondale Center, Brooklyn Public Library, powerHOUSE, Debut Lit, WORD, Light Industry, Triple Canopy, Mainspring Collective and more!

The video below highlight a few of the great authors making an appearance at this years event.

For info visit: www.brooklynbookfestival.org
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Brooklyn Book Festival

So, you tell me, do you live nearby and are you planning to attend? If we weren’t in CA we would definitely be there!

2 Responses to Hodge Podge: Brooklyn Book Festival

  1. Gina says:

    Sounds like a blast! So wishing my way back up north…would have been so close once upon a time. *SIGH* Cie la vie…perhaps we can learn of the fun had from those that went….

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