The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.
The festival will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 10am-6pm at the Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201.
Below are some of the featured authors of color scheduled to attend this year’s festival amongst others like Natalie Diaz, Sharon M. Draper, and K’Wan. **Click images to enlarge**