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Postponed — Mahogany Browne's Woke Book Fair



Saturday, 2:00 pm March 14, 2020

This event has been postponed. We will update this page when a new date is set. RSVP above to be notified of any changes.

“Our voice
Is our greatest power
When we stand together
We can speak against mistreatment”

This fair is a joyful celebration of Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice by Mahogany L. Browne with Elizabeth Acevedo and Olivia Gatwood. Join us for a lively day of special readings, a poetry workshop, baby yoga, face painting, bookmark making, and an open mic for teens! Our bookstore will also feature a curated selection of books by Browne.

Special Guest Readers:

  • Lindsay Young
  • Shira Erlichman
  • Isaac Fitzgerald
  • Brooklyn Slam Team
  • Christina Olivares
  • Urban Word Youth
  • T.L. McBeth
  • Lauren Whitehead
  • Tina Chang

Check back for more updates!

Join us Live DJ Facepainting Arts Crafts


  • Daniel Terna

    Mahogany L. Browne

    Mahogany L. Browne

    Mahogany L. Browne is a California-born, Brooklyn-based writer, organizer, mentor, and curator. She has published several books of poetry and facilitates performance poetry and writing workshops throughout the country. She is an Agnes Gund, Cave Canem, AIR Serenbe, Poets House, Rauschenberg fellow, and the current artistic director of Urban Word NYC. Her previous books for young readers include Woke Baby and Black Girl Magic.