Friday, July 29, 2022

Richard Pepitone is the 2021 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.

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