A Great Weekend for Book Lovers in the Bronx
The Bronx Book Fair is dedicated to engaging and growing the community of poets and writers in the Bronx and to connecting to readers and book lovers of all ages. Free Admission • Full Schedule
Features: Carmen D. Lucca, LaTanya DeVaughn, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Bronx Librarians, lively Latin Jazz by Papo Pepin, Rebecca Brooks, Purvi Shah, Alison Roh Park, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Jonterri Gadson, Edward Currelley, Daphne Carter McKnight, Nkosi Nkululeko, Women in Comics, Ray Felix, Carolyn Butts, Carlos Aguasaco, Ulises Gonzales, Rachel Ansong, Jose Olivarez, Erik Maldonado, Yesenia Montilla, Kevin Sabio, Charlie Vazquez, Word Up Community Book Shop, Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, Astoria Bookshop, Giovanni Ortiz, Ashley N. Ortiz, Jean Carlos Soto, Stephanie Trinidad, Ariana DiLorenzo, Yolanda Rodriguez, BxArts Factory, and Natalie N. Caro.
Saturday, May 7, 12-6pm
The kickoff to the fair will feature workshops, readings, and performance from prominent writers throughout the New York City area. Local vendors will feature book-related items. And engaging family activities will take place throughout the day.
Sunday, May 8 , 1-5pm
Small presses will gather from around the city to create a pop-up bookstore in the Bronx. Publishers and editors from NYC area presses and journals will be on hand to give talks and workshops. Local vendors, small presses and publishers will be tabling. Children’s programming provided.
FREE Admission! See our SCHEDULE!
Bronx Library Center/New York Public Library
310 E Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458