Friday, July 29, 2022

Richard Pepitone is the 2022 Runner-up for the Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize

 Richard Pepitone is the Runner-up for the 2021 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize for his essay titled, "Coney Island Day: The Nickle Empire."

 At 86 years of age Richard Pepitone's essay about his boyhood days spent exploring the wonders of Brooklyn's entertainment venues in Coney Island conjures up a Brooklyn dreamworld with a gritty allure all its own.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

The Winner of the 2021 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize is Ann Bar-Dov

 

 The winner of the 2021 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize is Ann Bar-Dov for her essay titled "Library Memories." 

 Ann Bar-Dov read from her essay on July 24th, 2022 along with eleven other participants in the 2021 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize competition. 

 She was selected as the 2021 winner of the Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize for her compelling story which depicted her very early memories of trying to gain membership in a Brooklyn Public Library branch at the age of four and her love for reading fostered in the libraries of Brooklyn.