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Brooklyn Book Festival

What: Big festival with luminaries in attendance
When: September 18, 2016
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

Why: Attend the largest free literary event in New York City with plenty of established literary panjandra, as well as new faces in the world of belles lettres. Bills itself as “hip, smart, diverse.” Hear what a lot of successful people have to say about their writing.

Authors include: Margaret Atwood, Margo Jefferson, Faith Erin Hicks, Russell Banks, Phoebe Gloeckner, Chester Brown, Salman Rushdie, Libba Bray, Stephanie Danler, Gayle Forman, Pete Hamill, Jacqueline Woodson, Angela Flournoy, Helen Garner, Karin Slaughter, Bruce Schneier, Rebecca Traister, Marjorie Liu, Sayed Kashua, Esmeralda Santiago, Thomas Frank, Ralph Nader, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Yusef Komunyakaa, Joyce Carol Oates, A.O. Scott, Hua Hsu, Rob Sheffield, Yoss, Jessica Valenti, Cecily von Ziegesar, Ocean Vuong, Ed Yong and hundreds more.

There will also be a full week of literary “bookend’ events, September 12th – 18th.

http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/

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