Brooklyn Book Festival

New York City's largest free literary event features 300+ top authors in lively discussions, celebrating the critical importance of ideas and the written word at this pivotal time in history.

Festival Day and "Bookend" Event Week authors include: Patti Smith, Karl Ove Knausgård, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, Claire Messud, Jonathan Lethem, Chris Hayes, Thi Bui, Jonathan Safran Foer, Dame Darcy, Joyce Carol Oates, Nelson George, Jessica Abel, Siri Hustvedt, Ibi Zoboi, Stig Abell, Jami Attenberg, Hisham Matar, Gabrielle Bell, Deborah Campbell, Sarah Dessen, David Barclay Moore, Santiago Gamboa, Alex Gilvarry, Victor LaValle, Maja Lunde, Pankaj Mishra, Mitali Perkins, and HUNDREDS more.

Poets participating this year include Kaveh Akbar, Will Brewer, Carolyn Forché, Robin Coste Lewis, Layli Long Soldier, Aja Monet, Meghan O'Rourke, Morgan Parker, Tommy Pico, Erika L. Sánchez, sam sax, Nicole Sealey, Danez Smith, Mai Der Vang, and Javier Zamora.

The Academy of American Poets will be at booth #429 from 10 am to 6 pm.

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