Sunset at Fort Greene Park
Photo Courtesy of Richard Grayson
Sat., Aug. 20: 7th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival
Featuring authors Bryonn Bain, R. Erica Doyle, Bernice McFadden, Rick Moody, and Jon Sands. The 7th annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival will present a free outdoor reading featuring writers ages 7 to 18 reading next to famous Brooklyn authors.
Created by the Fort Greene nonprofit organization New York Writers Coalition, this event brings several generations of writers together to build on the rich literary traditions of the neighborhoods surrounding beautiful Fort Greene Park.
Greenlight is honored to be the bookseller at the park this year, as well as the alternate “rain venue” for the event. They’re also excited to welcome all of the authors and audience to the bookstore after the event for music, mingling, refreshments, and signings by the featured Festival authors.
3 p.m.: readings, 6 p.m.: music, mingling, and book signings, this event is free
Fort Greene Park and Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton Street at South Portland