PEN America at the 2023 Brooklyn Book Festival — COPY

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This Fall, PEN America is proud to be a part of the 2023 Brooklyn Book Festival, which is taking place on October 1st from 10am – 6pm ET at Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza and Columbus Park. The Brooklyn Book Festival is the city’s largest literary festival, convening authors as nearby as Bed-Stuy to across the globe, and remaining free-to-the-public to reflect the city’s dynamic, cross-cultural book readers and literary community.

More info on our panel is coming soon. In the meantime, let us know you’re coming by clicking the button below!


PEN America is thrilled to take part in this celebration of the literary community. Be sure to find us at the Literary Marketplace to grab some swag and chat with staff!

Map to find PEN America's booth.

Stop by booth 427 for fun activities, swag, and to chat with our staff about how to fight book bans across the country.





Brooklyn Book Festival, September 24 - October 2, 2023