Boston Book Festival

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Time & Date

Friday, October 18, 2019, 12:00 am

Event Location

Copley Square Open in Google Maps

WBUR is proud to be a presenting partner of the Boston Book Festival (BBF). The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free Festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of our city.

The festival kicks off in Copley Square on the evening of October 18, followed by a full line-up of panels, keynotes, readings, children’s activities and workshops in Copley Square and in Roxbury on Sunday, October 20. Be sure to stop by the WBUR booth on October 19 to meet WBUR hosts and reporters who are moderating sessions throughout the festival and win great prizes!

Sponsored in part for WBUR by Boston University Academy
List of BBF sessions led by WBUR hosts and reporters throughout the day below. Click here for more info on each of these sessions.

1. Tiziana Dearing, Host, Radio Boston 
Session: 12:30 p.m.
WBUR booth: 1:30 p.m.

2. Anthony Brooks, senior political reporter
Session: 1:00 p.m.
WBUR booth: 2:00 p.m.

3. Shira Springer, sports and society reporter
Session: 1:00 p.m.
WBUR booth: 2:00 p.m.

4. Zeninjor Enwemeka, reporter
Session: 1:30 p.m.
WBUR booth: 2:30 p.m.

5. Robin Young, Co-host, Here & Now 
Session: 2:00 p.m.
WBUR booth: 3:00 p.m.

6. Meghna Chakrabarti, Host, On Point 
Session: 2:15 p.m.
WBUR booth 3:15 p.m.

7. Simon Rios, reporter
Session: 2:30 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 3:30 p.m.

8. Callum Borchers, reporter
Session: 3:30 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 2:15 p.m.

9. Jeremy Hobson, Co-host, Here & Now 
Session: 4:00 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 2:45 p.m.

10. Barbara Moran, seniorp
Session: 4:00 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 3:00 p.m.

11. Arielle Gray, arts engagement producer
Session: 4:15 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 3:15 p.m.

12. Carey Goldberg, editor, CommonHealth
Session: 5:00 p.m.
WBUR Booth: 4:00 p.m.