CBLDF Launches Banned Books Week at the Brooklyn Books Festival!

boxersaintsCelebrate the start of Banned Books Week by supporting Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at the Brooklyn Books Festival, this Sunday, September 22, at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza! CBLDF will be on hand with signed premiums and a special signing with Gene Yang!

The Brooklyn Book Fest is a free annual event brings together authors, publishers, and bibliophiles for a celebration of the written — and drawn — word. CBLDF will have a huge assortment of signed premiums available at our booth, from creators like Art Spiegelman, Raina Telgemeier, Neil Gaiman, and more.

We are also delighted to host a special signing with Gene Yang for his new two-volume graphic novel, Boxers & SaintsBoxers & Saints recently made the National Book Award’s long list for Young People’s Literature, so come congratulate Yang and support CBLDF’s important First Amendment work! Yang will join CBLDF from 10:00 -11:00 a.m.

Join CBLDF September 22, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., for the Brooklyn Books Festival at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza (209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201)! For more details about the comic book and graphic novel programming at the festival, visit their website here.

CBLDF is a sponsor of Banned Books Week. Please help support CBLDF’s important First Amendment work by making a donation or becoming a member of the CBLDF!