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Don’t Miss the Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival on Sat., August 20th!

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Saturday, August 20th, 2pm @ BRIC (647 Fulton Street)

Akashic Books, Greenlight Bookstore, and the NY Writers Coalition present the 12th annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival! This year’s lineup will feature young writers (6-18 year olds) reading alongside an electrifying lineup of Black women writers whose debut novels are shaking things up in the literary world. The featured readers are Nicole Dennis-Benn (Here Comes the Sun), Kaitlyn Greenidge (We Love You, Charlie Freeman), and Yaa Gyasi (Homegoing). Apogee Journal’s founding editor Chris Prioleau returns as the MC of this exciting eventwith Brooklyn-based band tubafresh, bringing generations of writers together to build on the literary traditions of Fort Greene. An afterparty follows the reading with wine, lemonade, and cake for all attendees.

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Posted: Aug 16, 2016

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