september, 2019

22sep2:00 pmNBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards at the Brooklyn Book Festival2:00 pm 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Event Details

Jennifer Croft. Photo credit: Chris Offutt
Victoria Johnson. Photo credit: Yanka Kostova
Raquel Salas Rivera author photo, credit Paloma Alicea
Raquel Salas Rivera. Photo credit: Paloma Alicea
Nafissa, Photo credit: Beowulf Sheehan.

 

Join four acclaimed authors honored by the 2018 National Book Awards for an engaging discussion on craft, recognition, and the vital importance of literature. Featuring writers working widely across subject and genre, the panel includes translator Jennifer Croft (Flights by Olga Tokarczuk, Finalist, Translated Literature), Victoria Johnson (American Eden, Finalist, Nonfiction), Raquel Salas Rivera (lo terciario / the tertiary, Longlist, Poetry), and Nafissa Thompson-Spires (Heads of the Colored People, Longlist, Fiction).

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

 

* Your festival program will be followed by a half-hour book signing.

Time

(Sunday) 2:00 pm

Location

BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY

128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Organizer

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

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