March 22, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Erika L. Sánchez On Unlikable WOC Protagonists and “I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter”

Sánchez, who will be featured at SLJ’s first-ever Day of Dialog Brooklyn on Friday, September 15, talks about her path to publication, feminism, and why characters of color should be allowed to mess up just like anyone else.

Brooklyn Book Festival Fosters Creativity Among Young Readers and Writers

This year’s Brooklyn Book Festival featured an entire day devoted to children’s author and illustrator events, as well as excellent panels featuring top YA authors.

Pictures of the Week: Bookworms Unite at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Book lovers of all ages came out in droves to the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday, September 22. It is the largest free literary event in New York City, and showcased a diverse group of authors and illustrators that live or work in the borough. Gene Luen Yang, Raina Telgemeier, and Jarrett J. Krosoczka were just a few of the acclaimed and bestselling children’s books creators that were present.

A Record 40,000 Attend New York’s Brooklyn Book Festival

More than 280 authors attended the seventh annual Brooklyn Book Festival in New York on September 23 to celebrate books, free speech, and all things literary.