october, 2020

04oct7:00 pmBrooklyn Book FestivalNBF Presents: An Evening with the National Book Awards7:00 pm EST

Event Details

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Photo credit: Sameer A. Khan Fotobuddy)
Marlon James
Jericho Brown (Photo credit: Brian Cornelius)
Kwame Alexander

Join four authors honored by the 2019 National Book Awards for a conversation on contemporary literature, recognition, and cross-genre Black storytelling. Featuring Kwame Alexander (The Undefeated, Longlist, Young People’s Literature), Jericho Brown (The Tradition, Finalist, Poetry), Marlon James (Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Finalist, Fiction), and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, Longlist, Nonfiction).

Lisa Lucas. Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan


Moderated by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.


Watch the event here.


(Sunday) 7:00 pm EST




Brooklyn Book Festival, Inc. and Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council