VOLUME FOUR

Brooklyn Eagles Annual Fall Benefit
& Literary Prize

Join Brooklyn Public Library and the Brooklyn Eagles to toast Brooklyn's best books with drinks and dancing at historic Park Slope Library.

PURCHASE TICKETS
Friday, October 21, 2016
8 - 11:30 pm
Park Slope Library
431 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

Proceeds from the 2016 Brooklyn Classic will support programs and collections for children, youth and families at branches throughout the borough.


THE BROOKLYN EAGLES
LITERARY PRIZE

The Eagles Prize is awarded to one fiction and one nonfiction author who has lived in Brooklyn, portrayed the borough in their work or addressed themes relevant to its life and culture. The 2016 prizewinners will be announced at the Brooklyn Classic.

The Fiction Finalists

Tanwi Nandini Islam

Tanwi Nandini Islam

Bright Lines

Idra Novey

Idra Novey

Ways to Disappear

The Nonfiction Finalists

Fiction Judges

  • Yelena Akhtiorskaya
  • Christopher Beha
  • Gabe Hudson

NonFiction Judges

  • Jennifer Gonnerman
  • Uzodinma Iweala
  • George Packer
  • Laura Secor
  • Robert Sullivan

2016 Brooklyn Classic Co-Chairs

  • Emily Ashton
  • Andrew Brent
  • Joanna Goddard
  • Peter Goldwasser
  • Melanie Hartzog
  • Michelle Kedem
  • James Morgano
  • Michael Murphy
  • Divya Sashti

Literary Prize Chairs

  • Non-Fiction
  • Charles Duhigg
  • Fiction
  • Ashley Mihlebach

Host Committee

(List in formation)

  • Margaret Sutherland Brown
  • Jamie Burns
  • Dan Campanelli & Camille Branton
  • Robert Carroll
  • Samara Daly
  • Jeffrey Denman
  • Katie Appel Duda
  • Chris Eshleman
  • Dan Evans
  • Kai Feder
  • Eliza French
  • Lizzie Felleman Hammel
  • Stephen D. Hamill
  • Kate Hosford & Chris Welch
  • Elana Karopkin &
    Michael Rabinowitz
  • Samantha & Allen Katz
  • Caroline & Neal Kronley
  • Jamie Leithead
  • Arden Levine
  • Kate Lindquist &
    Seth Solomonow
  • Susan & David Marcinek
  • Lucy Mayo
  • Joseph Musso
  • Wiley Norvell
  • Julie Raskin
  • Lindsey Realmuto &
    Josh Berg
  • Barbara Rogers
  • Haley Rubinson
  • Meghan Sheehan & Josh Nachowitz
  • Renia Shukis
  • Benjamin Steinberg
  • Molly Stern & Jay Mandel
  • Alicia Webb Scott
  • Molly & Jim Williamson

 

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

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

 

Event Sponsors

 

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Photo Credits: James McBride © Chia Messina; Tim Sultan © J. Cummings; Boris Fishman © Stephanie Kaltsas; Tanwi Nandini Islam © Scott Dunn; Idra Novey © Donata Zanotti