Celebrate literature at the Brooklyn Book Festival

August 2, 2010 9:00:00 PM PDT
It's the fifth anniversary of the Brooklyn Book Festival!The free festival features more than 200 national and international authors in readings and panel discussions. Join literary stars and more than 30,000 attendees from around the world for this diverse, thought-provoking and lively day.

WHERE: Brooklyn Borough Hall, Borough Hall Plaza/Columbus Park, St. Francis College and the Brooklyn Historical Society
WHEN: Sunday, September 12, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
MORE INFORMATION: www.brooklynbookfestival.org

The all-star literary lineup includes Salman Rushdie, Mary Gaitskill, Colson Whitehead, Paul Auster, Rosanne Cash, as well as Children's and Young Adult Lit stars like Rebecca Stead, Sara Shepard, Jacqueline Woodson and Jon Scieszka.

The Brooklyn Book Festival is an initiative of Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Tourism, and the Brooklyn Literary Council.