News & Culture in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Points Nearby
March 7, 2021
Join Email Newsletter
join our mailing list
* indicates required
Delivered to your Inbox every Thursday
   |    Follow Us:
Be a Fan on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterSubscribe on YouTubeRSS Feed


7th Annual Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival

By Alexandra Glorioso
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


Post Your Comment