Brooklyn Book Fest

The Brooklyn Book Festival, which is going on this week but with most major events happening on Sunday, Sept. 23, has a pretty impressive line-up of writers of all kinds and some interesting panels. 
A RECORD 280+ AUTHORS, MORE THAN 104 PANELS CONFIRMED FOR SEPTEMBER 23; OVER 50 “BOOKEND” EVENTS MAKE A FULL-WEEK FESTIVAL

Paul Auster, Carol Higgins Clark, Tony Danza, Jimmie Walker, Edwidge Danticat, Pete Hamill, Joyce Carol Oates, Colson Whitehead, Dennis Lehane, Esmeralda Santiago, Terry McMillan, Sapphire, Billy Collins, Earl Lovelace, Christopher Hayes, Dan Savage, Isabel Wilkerson, Pankaj Mishra, Karl Ove Knausgård, Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez, Adrian Tomine, Gordon Korman, R.J. Palacio, Judith Viorst, Libba Bray and many, many more to headline Festival
 
Thanks to John Roche for the heads-up. I was there last year and got to chat with Mary Karr and Fran Lebowitz. Lots of opportunities to meet authors, publishers, and agents.
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