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Events Tag: Brooklyn Book Festival

Map: Borough Hall, Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Past Events

C.J. Farley – Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

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 […]

K’wan – Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

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 […]

Fifth Annual Brooklyn Indie Party – Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY

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.

Jessica Hagedorn, Robert Antoni – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

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 […]

Robert Antoni – Brooklyn Book Festival, Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

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 […]


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