Paul Auster reads Kurt Vonnegut, Kate Bornstein reads Cory Silverberg, Kia Corthron reads Octavia Butler, Francine Prose reads Annie Ernaux, Phil Jackson reads Charley Rosen. Reception to follow.
Brooklyn Public Library, Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Cultural Center, Central Library, Grand Army Plaza
Kia Corthron reads from 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize winner The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter
Pete's Candy Store
Design legend Seymour Chwast ("At War with War"), internationally recognized cartoonist Liniers ("Macanudo"), and rising star, Brooklyn-based creator Leslie Stein ("Present") undertake a sure-to-be-lively conversation. Moderated by Karen Green, Columbia U
St. Francis College Founder’s Hall
Writers Jeffery Renard Allen ("Song of the Shank"), Kia Corthron ("The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter"), and Min Jin Lee ("Pachinko") discuss the challenges they faced when offering a new perspective on specific historical moment. Moderated by Isaac Fitzg
Brooklyn Historical Society Library