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Brooklyn Book Festival

[frame_left]Bookend Event[/frame_left]Brooklyn Book Festival 2014

St. Ann’s Hosts as Festival Partner and Presenter of

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity is pleased to be a Cultural and Programming Partner of the Brooklyn Book Festival and is once again hosting some of its most major events on Sunday, September 21, after our 11:15 am service.

In conjunction with the festival, we also have been invited to host three of our own “Bookend Events” at St. Ann’s in the week prior. Here’s the calendar of presentations. Please plan to attend.


Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 pm
A Smarter Charter: Charter Schools and Public Education in New York City featuring Richard D. Kahlenberg and (St. Ann’s own!) Halley Potter (Taylor) of The Century Foundation presenting their new book on the future of charter schools, A Smarter Carter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education. They will be joined by Sabha Rohani, community development director of Community Roots Charter School, and Vasti Acosta, principal of Amber Charter School. A reception follows.

Friday, September 19, 7:00 pm
Out Words: New Memoirs by Queer Authors featuring Kenneth Walsh ( presenting Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?, Kate Fagan (ESPN journalist), presenting The Reappearing Act, and Annie Lanzillotto (poet and performer) presenting L is for Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Freedom Memoir. The panel and discussion will be moderated by Brian Vines.

Saturday, September 20, 10:30 am
Drooling over Art & Literature: Introducing Your Baby to the Classics featuring Miriam Weiner and Shannon Whitt and their Shakespeare’s Seasons, Amy Guglielmo and Julie Appel of the Touch the Art series, Julie Merberg with Art from the Start, and Alison Oliver the illustrator of the BabyLit series.

For more information visit . All events are free and open to the public. Please join us!

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