Brooklyn Book Festival returns to city

co-producers Carolyn Greer and Liz Koch founded the event in 2006 as a one-day affair. It’s now nine days.

“It’s gone from being local, happening in Brooklyn with a lot of Brooklyn authors, which we still love and celebrate, but now, it is fully international,” Greer said.

Greer and Koch started the festival while they were working for the office of the Brooklyn Borough President. Now, producing it is a full-time gig. The festival is its own nonprofit with a staff that collaborates with the festival’s literary council.

“It’s [Greer] and I, but there’s a whole team of very dedicated publicists, agents and editors behind us that help us

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