Sponsors, Supporters and Partners

Past and Present Program Sponsors

Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams

New York City Council Member Inez Barron, 42nd District

New York City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, 35th District

Amazon Literary Partnership

Brooklyn Delegation of New York City Council

Capital One

Con Edison

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Humanities New York

New-York Historical Society



Past and Present Partners and Supporters

AALBC (African American Literature Book Club)

Kojo Ade, Kojo Associates

African Voices /Reel Sisters

Akashic Books


Akwaaba Mansion

Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA

Brooklyn Literary Council

Brooklyn Public Library

Cave Canem Foundation

The Center for Arts & Culture Bedford Stuyvesant

Restoration Corp. Inc.

College of Education, Sacramento State University

The Glenda R. Taylor Museum

Greenlight Bookstore

Green Earth Poets Cafe

Hachette Book Group

IMC Media Group

Just Us Books Inc.

Kensington Publishing Library of America

Louise Mirrer, PhD

National CARES Mentoring Movement

NK-Ko Designs

Paden Institute

Richard Jones, Jr.

Penguin Random House

Personalized Skincare by Marcia

Poets & Writers

Publishing in Color

Ishmael Reed Publishing Co.


Shabazz Communications Inc.

Sister’s Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center

The Soul Spot Restaurant

Weeksville Heritage Center

World Rhythm Academy