Explore new fiction and nonfiction by more than forty Brooklyn-based authors, from science fiction and graphic novels to cooking and artist books. Includes readings, signings, and a special booth for publisher Dancing Foxes Press.
Join these authors for intimate readings in front of their favorite art:
1 p.m.: Archie Rand reads from his artist book The 613, an illustrated guide to the 613 Jewish commandments.
1:45 p.m.: Elizabeth Gaffney reads from her novel When the World Was Young, which captures postwar Brooklyn through the eyes of a young girl.
2:30 p.m.: Rebecca Dinerstein reads from her debut novel, The Sunlit Night, a story of two New Yorkers who find unlikely refuge in one another abroad.
3:15 p.m.: Mira Jacob reads from her first novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing, an imaginative story on making peace with life’s uncertainties.
Participating authors include Emily Anthes, Taylor Antrim, John Benditt, Kate Bolick, Bethany Chase, Stephanie Clifford, Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, Julia Dahl, Shulem Deen, Rebecca Dinerstein, Mark Doten, Joshua Max Feldman, Elizabeth Gaffney, Emily Gould, Tanwi Nandini Islam, Mira Jacob, Eddie Joyce, Anya Kamenetz, Nicole C. Kear, Susanne König and Melissa Schreiber Vaughan, Oriana Leckert, Charles Leerhsen, Natasha Logan, Sophie McManus, Cara Nicoletti, Patricia Park, Raquel Pelzel, Julia Pierpont, Helen Phillips, Claire Prentice, Archie Rand, Julia Rothman, Jeffrey Rotter, Rene Steinke, Harvey Stein, Mina Stone, Nicole Taylor, Adrian Tomine, and Caroline Zancan.
READ Brooklyn is free and open to the public.