Creative Writing at The New School

The 2020 Virtual Brooklyn Book Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary of presenting free literary programming!

Register Here for 2020 Programs

An array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors will participate as part of the Virtual Festival including  Lee ChildSalman RushdieMia CoutoNgũgĩ wa Thiong’oJoyce Carol OatesAdrian TomineEmily St. John MandelClaudia RankineMarie LuColson Whitehead, plus independent publishers, literary magazines, and literary organizations will be showcased in the Virtual Literary Marketplace.

Look For Events With TNS Creative Writing Alums and Faculty on the Festival Day and During the Week of Bookend Events (all times listed are EST)

Marwa Helal, Nonfiction, 2011: A Reading Series of New York Taster, 9/28/20, 7:30pm
Kerri Arsenault, Nonfiction, 2018: Reading and Writing the Environment 10/1/20, 7:30pm
Janae Marks, WFCYA, 2010 - Facing Your Fears, 10/3/20, 12pm
Kacen Callender, WFCYA, 2014: DTR (Defining the Relationship), 10/3/20, 3pm
Stephan Lee, Fiction, 2018: Secrets & Lies, 10/3/20, 4pm
Mark Bibbins, Faculty: The Past is Present, 10/4/20, 11am
Sigrid Nunez , Faculty: Transcending Grief, 10/4/20, 12pm
Marie-Helene Bertino, Faculty: Laughing Through Tears 10/4/20, 12pm
Sarah Gerard, Fiction, 2012: Laughing Through Tears, 10/4/20, 12pm





Are you a New School faculty member or alum participating in a BBF event? Please email writingprogram@newschool.edu to have your event listed.

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