“Literary Brooklyn” author Evan Hughes will be speaking tonight, December 14, at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights. As part of the Brooklyn Film & Arts Festival, Hughes will discuss his book, sharing with the audience his expertise on the borough’s literary history. Tim McLoughlin, another Brooklyn author, will also speak about the history of Brooklyn’s intertwining with literature. After Hughes and McLoughlin speak, participants of the 2012 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize will read their stories, and the 2012 Prize winner will be announced.
The event, free and open to the public, will take place from 7-9 pm at St. Francis College’s Maroni Theater (Room 7402). The Maroni Theater is located at 180 Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights.