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 welcomes nearly 200 publishers, presses, booksellers and literary organizations to Downtown Brooklyn each year for its Literary Marketplace. Join us for The Festival or Children's Day, or both. Nearly 40,000 attendees — impassioned and devoted book fans — attend the Festival each year.