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NBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards: A Brooklyn Book Festival panel featuring Candice Iloh

October 3, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm EST

What do books that investigate bodies, Blackness, the judicial system, and the end of the world have in common? Join 2020 National Book Award–honored authors Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind, Finalist, Fiction), Lillian-Yvonne Bertram (Travesty Generator, Longlist, Poetry), Michelle Bowdler (Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto, Longlist, Nonfiction), and Candice Iloh (WFYP, June 2017) (Every Body Looking, Finalist, Young People’s Literature) for a cross-genre conversation on the intersections of contemporary literature, recognition, and community—behind and beyond computer screens. Moderated by Ruth Dickey, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.


Brooklyn Book Festival

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Main Stage on Borough Hall Plaza

Columbus Park
Brooklyn, New York 11201 United States