Soraya Palmer will be featured in a panel of debut authors called Who? New! during Festival Day at the Brooklyn Book Festival.
A passage from Palmer’s book “The Human Origins of Beatrice Porter and Other Essential Ghosts” reads, “It is a story that sounds like all the others, and yet is is also the one that is allowed for the existence for all that will come afterward.” Palmer, a Brooklyn native, stayed close to home by writing about two sisters growing up in a Caribbean family in Flatbush.
“The big thing is that the family also tells a lot of stories and that the stories kind of come to life,” said Palmer,
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