The Winner of the 2016 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize is Yesenia Flores Diaz for her story, "Abuela, My Redeemer."
The Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival is the first original Brooklyn-focused film and arts festival. We present programs that illuminate the rich, diverse cultural history of Brooklyn. Since the first screening of Brooklyn films in 2007, the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival has presented Brooklyn-focused film and Brooklyn-literature programs. In 2011 the Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize,the first of its kind Brooklyn-focused literature project was established by the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival.