Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Teens
    Saturday, September 1
    12:15 pm - 12:50 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Brendan Kiely is the New York Times best-selling author of “All American Boys” (with Jason Reynolds), “The Last True Love Story” and “The Gospel of Winter.” His work has been published in 10 languages, received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, the Walter Dean Myers Award and the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award. He was twice awarded Best Fiction for Young Adults (2015, 2017) by the American Library Association and was a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2014. Originally from the Boston area, he now lives with his wife in New York City. “Tradition” (Margaret K. McElderry) is his fourth novel.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Brendan Kiely

Photo by Gary Joseph Cohen