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Brooklyn Book Festival - Find the CBL and hundreds of vendors and writers at the 2014 BBF!

Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Brooklyn, NY

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
10am-6pm
RAIN OR SHINE

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza

209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

 

BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND EVENTS
SEPTEMBER 15-21, 2014

http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/Home


The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.
 
The Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend events are literary themed events taking place in clubs, parks, bookstores, theatres and libraries. The Bookends kick-off a full literary week with film screenings, parties, literary games and author appearances.
 

BROOKLYN LITERARY COUNCIL

JOHNNY TEMPLE
AKASHIC BOOKS, COUNCIL CHAIR

CAROLYN GREER
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL

LIZ KOCH
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL



COUNCIL MEMBERS

STACEY BARNEY
PENGUIN/G.P. PUTNAM’S SONS

ADRIANA DOMINGUEZ FERRARI
FULL CIRCLE
 LITERARY

KATIE FREEMAN
RIVERHEAD BOOKS

BRENDA GREENE
CENTER FOR BLACK LITERATURE

THEODORE HAMM
THE BROOKLYN RAIL

TIMOTHY HOULIHAN
ST.
 FRANCIS COLLEGE

BRETT FLETCHER LAUER
POETRY SOCIETY OF AMERICA

MEG LEMKE
MUTHA MAGAZINE

LISA LUCAS
GUERNICA MAGAZINE

PAUL MORRIS
PEN AMERICAN CENTER

ALBERT MOBILIO
BOOKFORUM

STEPH OPITZ
TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL

DENISE OSWALD
HARPERCOLLINS

CAMILLE RANKINE
MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE

PETER ROTHBERG
THE NATION

LESLIE SHIPMAN
NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION

ROB SPILLMAN
TIN HOUSE PRESS

JOHNNY TEMPLE
AKASHIC BOOKS

ANDERSON TEPPER
VANITY FAIR

MEREDITH WALTERS
BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Fiction 
Steph Opitz, Johnny Temple, co-chairs

Albert Mobilio
Brenda Greene
Leslie Shipman
Rob Spillman
Meredith Walters

Non-Fiction 
Denise Oswald, Lisa Lucas co-chairs

Mark Chait
Eric Edmison
Richard Greenwald
Theodore Hamm
Tim Houlihan
John McElwee
Peter Rothberg
Laura Sinagra Dolan

Poetry 
Brett Fletcher Lauer, Camille Rankine, co-chairs
 
Tina Chang
Mary Gannon
Hafizah Geter 
Joseph O. Legaspi
Meghan O'Rourke
Meredith Walters

Youth and Children 
Stacey Barney, Nancy Mercado, co-chairs

Regina Brooks
Susan Chang
Adriana Dominguez
Liz Koch
Meg Lemke

International 
Liz Koch, Anderson Tepper, co-chairs

Andrea Jeyaveeran
Albert Mobilio
Jill Schoolman
Rob Spillman

Comics and Graphic Novels
Meg Lemke, chair
Karen Green
Matt Madden
Calvin Reid

Bookends
Carolyn Greer, Paul W. Morris, co-chairs
Jen Jung, coordinator
Julie Buntin
Stuart Post
Kellie Rogers

Publicity 
Katie Freeman, chair

Ryan Chapman
Kathy Daneman
Rachel Fershleiser
Gabrille Gantz
Josefine Kals
Maris Kreizman
Katie Kurtzman
Lena Little
Claire McGinnis
Casey McIntyre
Pamela Mullin
Sarah Russo
Jullian Sanders
Maggie Sivon
Hilary Tisman
Brian Ulicky
Jeffrey Yamaguchi

FESTIVAL INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS:

FESTIVAL SITE ADDRESS

BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL
209 JORALEMON STREET
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201

BY CAR FROM MANHATTAN: COMING OVER THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE, STAY STRAIGHT ON ADAMS STREET. TURN RIGHT ON JORALEMON STREET. 

BY CAR FROM NEW JERSEY AND STATEN ISLAND: VERRAZANO BRIDGE TO 278WEST. TAKE EXIT 27/ATLANTIC AVENUE AND TURN ONTO ATLANTIC AVENUE. TURN LEFT ON BOERUM PLACE. TURN LEFT ON JORALEMON STREET.

PARKING: THREE NEARBY PARKING LOTS AND GARAGES (PLEASE BE AWARE THAT DAILY RATES VARY):

EDISON PARK EAST, 134 SCHERMERHORN STREET, 718-246-0367

CENTRAL PARKING (No trucks), 333 ADAMS STREET, 718-222-1032

LIVINGSTON STREET PARKING (No trucks), 111 LIVINGSTON STREET, 718-855-1180

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: 2, 3, 4, 5 TO BOROUGH HALL; R TO COURT STREET; A, C, F TO JAY STREET/BOROUGH HALL

FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ABOUT SUBWAY SERVICE SERVICE VISIT www.mta.info

TO PLAN YOUR TRIP TO THE BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL, VISIT www.hopstop.com

WHERE TO STAY AND EAT:

For information on dining and other accommodations in Brooklyn, go to the borough’s official tourism website at www.visitbrooklyn.org 

Have questions about Brooklyn Book Festival - Find the CBL and hundreds of vendors and writers at the 2014 BBF!? Contact Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY

When & Where


Borough Hall
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Spearheaded by Dr. Brenda M. Greene, the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College builds on the tradition and legacy of the National Black Writers Conference and serves as a voice, mecca, and resource for black writers and the general public to study the literature of people from the African Diaspora. It is the only Center devoted to this in the country.

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