Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Location: Brooklyn Book Festival

There are no upcoming events for Brooklyn Book Festival.

Past Events

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland, Morowa Yejidé – Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: our virtual events are listed in Eastern time (ET). “Blurred Realities” virtual panel: A dystopian London, a child caught in the midst of a deadly epidemic, and a grieving taxi driver in a ghostly Washington, D.C. Join the authors of A River Called Time (Courttia Newland), Phase Six (Jim Shepard), and Creatures of Passage (Morowa Yejidé) for a conversation […]

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

Panel: “Inspired by a True Story” Everyday lives and experiences feed into the creative force behind these powerful books, from exploring the Latinx diaspora through fifteen different voices and the trials and triumphs of growing up Black and queer, to the life of a Jamaican-American teen on the cusp adulthood, a worldwide pandemic, and a […]

K’wan – Brooklyn Book Festival (Brooklyn, NY)

This live, in-person Brooklyn Book Festival event will be hosted at St. Francis College (180 Remsen Street). Panel: “The Meaning of Home” Complex lives and motives are at the core of every home, and in this program, three authors discuss how families embody sacrifice, loss, and renewal. In K’wan’s The Reluctant King, the fun-loving protagonist […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Ziggy Marley – Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend (Brooklyn, NY)

Please note: our virtual events are listed in Eastern (ET) time. Ziggy Marley discusses his new picture books My Dog Romeo and Little John Crow in conversation with Lisa Lucas, Publisher of Pantheon & Schocken Books. This virtual event will be held as part of the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Bookend programming, with full details TBA.