FALL BENEFIT & LITERARY PRIZE

Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8 pm

Celebrate literature and libraries with a night of drinks and dancing at our historic Park Slope branch.

Tickets are no longer available online; they will be available for purchase at the door during the event.

Honoring new Brooklyn classics with our inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize.

THE FICTION FINALISTS

THE NON-FICTION FINALISTS

FICTION JUDGES

  • Joshua Cohen
  • Junot Díaz
  • Heidi Julavits
  • Phil Klay
  • Téa Obreht
  • Jacqueline Woodson
  • Ashley Mihlebach, Chair

NON-FICTION JUDGES

  • Philip Gourevitch
  • Leslie Jamison
  • Larissa MacFarquhar
  • Jonathan Mahler
  • Wesley Morris
  • Jennifer Senior
  • Charles Duhigg, Chair

The 2015 Brooklyn Classic Co-Chairs

  • Emily Ashton
  • Andrew Brent
  • Peter Goldwasser
  • The Honorable Brad Lander
  • James Morgano
  • Michael Murphy
  • Shauneequa Owusu

Host Committee

  • Kate Brash
  • Stuart Bridgett
  • Jamie Burns
  • Dan Campanelli
  • Cesar Cardenas
  • Robert Carroll
  • Julia Cheiffetz
  • Ashley Cotton
  • Jeffrey Denman
  • Katie Appel Duda
  • Jenny Farrelly & George Fontas
  • Kai Feder
  • Lizzie Felleman Hammel
  • Stephen D. Hamill
  • Suneeta Kaimal
  • Samantha & Allen Katz
  • Kyle Kimball & Doug Hecklinger
  • Nicole Kolinsky
  • Caroline & Neal Kronley
  • Kate Leiserson
  • Kate Lindquist & Seth Solomonow
  • Susan & David Marcinek
  • Christopher Michaud & Andrew Cohen
  • Barbara Morgan
  • Joseph Musso
  • Wiley Norvell
  • Julie Raskin
  • Divya Sashti
  • Meghan Sheehan & Josh Nachowitz
  • Shaneek Smith
  • Benjamin Steinberg
  • Molly Weston & Jim Williamson

Event Sponsors



Join the Brooklyn Eagles to toast Brooklyn's best books and celebrate BPL with a night of drinks and dancing at the historic Park Slope Library.

Proceeds from the 2015 Brooklyn Classic will support programs and collections for children, youth and families at Park Slope Library and at branches throughout the borough.

Music by OP! (of I Love Vinyl & Afrokinetic)

Music by OP! (of I Love Vinyl & Afrokinetic)

WHEN:

Friday, October 23, 2015
8 - 11:30pm


WHERE:

Park Slope Library

431 6th Avenue, Brooklyn

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Photo Credits: James Hannaham © Ian Douglas, Atticus Lish © Shelton Walsmith, Anya Ulinich © Jason Merrell, DW Gibson © Chiara Barzini, Claire Prentice © Solen Collet, Kent Russell © Michael Lionstar