A Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event presented by NY Writers Coalition‘s Writing Aloud Reading Series, featuring short readings from writing workshop students. Refreshments will be provided.
Welcome to Fantasy Island. New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld (Afterworlds) is joined by debut novelist C.J. Farley (Game World) and critically acclaimed Cara Lynn Shultz (The Dark World) to discuss the making of fantasy and the richly imagined worlds of their compelling and fast-paced novels, respectively set in a world between the living […]
Scene of the Crime. Murder becomes personal in these thrillers by some of today’s most exciting crime fiction writers. A.X. Ahmad (The Last Taxi Ride), S.J. Rozan (pseudonym Sam Cabot, Skin of the Wolf), and K’wan (Black Lotus) tackle homicides, conspiracies, and never-ending plot twists in their haunting, fast-paced novels. Short readings and discussion. Moderated […]
Part of the Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends series. A fun gathering of publishers, editors, and authors from indie publications across Brooklyn to drink, celebrate, and highlight new titles! Akashic will help sponsor the event. Our featured title this year is Tehran at Twilight by Salar Abdoh.
Visitors and Intruders Talented writers A.X. Ahmad (The Caretaker), Jessica Hagedorn (Manila Noir) and Robert Antoni (As Flies to Whatless Boys) remind us of the thin line between visitor, intruder, and citizen in these tales about immigration, lost homelands, and, always, the power of location. Moderated by Karolina Waclawiak (The Believer). This event will be […]
Lessons Learned We all like to think of what could have been. Christopher Beha (What Happened to Sophie Wilder), Paul Harding (Enon), and Robert Antoni (As Flies to Whatless Boys) discuss how their characters look to the past to find peace in the present, whether that means reconnecting with ex-lovers, facing the death of a […]
Featuring Elsie Augustave, Edwidge Danticat, and more. Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event. Presented by Haiti Cultural Exchange.