Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Brooklyn Book Festival on Fifth

This Sunday, September 22nd from 10 am to 6 pm, don't miss the annual Brooklyn Book Festival at Borough Hall.

Although the main event of the festival takes place in Downtown Brooklyn,  Fifth Avenue BID businesses/organizations will play a role in this week's festival Bookend Events. Check them out, below:

Wednesday, September 18
Soft Shadows: A Celebration of the Short Story. Gregory Spatz, Dawn Raffel, and Ron Parsans will read and discuss their work and their favorite short stories. Audience members will be invited to share the first paragraph of their favorite short fiction (open mic style).
Location: The Old Stone House of Park Slope, 336 Third St. (btw. 4th and 5th Ave.)
Time: 8:00 PM
Price: Free

Sunday, September 22
Blondes, Screwing, and Insanity. Join comedians and debut authors Mindy Raf (The Symptoms of My Insanity), Ophira Eisenberg (Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy) and Selena Coppock (The New Rules for Blondes) for a night of stand-up, storytelling, music, and special “story behind the story” panel about how comedy gets from the stage to the page. 
Location: Union Hall, 702 Union St. (5th and 6th Ave.) 
Time: Doors open at 7:30; Show at 8 PM
Price: $5

A full list of Brooklyn Book Festival and Bookened events is available at brooklynbookfestival.org/BBF/Home .

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