Panel and Book Signing:
October 1 at 3PM
Brooklyn Law School
Student Lounge
250 Joralemon St

Join acclaimed authors Don P. Hooper (True True), Patricia Park (Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim), and E. L. Shen (The Queens of New York) as they discuss the magic New York City holds to inspire powerful, moving, and relatable stories. Moderated by bestselling author Emma Lord (Begin Again).

Festival Site

Join us for captivating conversations as we celebrate the power of stories challenging norms, igniting imaginations, and transforming lives at the 2023 #CLEReads Young Adult Book Fest.

This year, our festival proudly explores the theme of “Banned Books and Stories Unbound,” shining light on voices that have dared to challenge censorship and amplify silenced narratives. Mac’s Backs will be on-site for book purchasing. Complimentary lunches and books by our featured guest panelists will be available for high school students while supplies last.

Featured Authors:
Angela Davis, Sonora Reyes, Leah Johnson,Justin A. Reynolds,Rasheed Newson, Torrey Maldonado, Maulik Pancholy, Don P. Hooper, and Quartez Harris

Watch the Launch event

Afropunk: Brooklyn

Greenpoint Terminal Market
Saturday, August 26
Penguin Random House booth
Author Signing
Time: 2:45-3:30PM

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