Ringshout at MoCADA

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September 16, 2011 – With fall creeping in it was a perfect evening to launch “Bookends,” a series of readings, which served as a 4-day lead in to the Brooklyn Book Festival. As part of the BBF program, Ringshout, “a place for black literature,” hosted writers Catherine E. McKinley, Emily Raboteau, and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts –three contemporary writers with unique voices. Continue reading

Brooklyn Book Festival 2011

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September 18, 2011 – Now in its sixth year, the Brooklyn Book Festival has become one of the premiere literary events in the country. Starting on the prior Thursday, BBF programmed readings throughout the borough, culminating with Sunday’s main event. Thousands of book lovers jammed multiple venues to hear some of their favorite authors read and converse about books. Continue reading