SJC Announces Fall Brooklyn Voices Lecture Series

August 21, 2018

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – August 21, 2018 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC), in partnership with Greenlight Bookstore, is pleased to announce that it will welcome a diverse slate of fiction and non-fiction authors to SJC Brooklyn for the fall 2018 Brooklyn Voices lecture series.

“St. Joseph's College is very proud to again be hosting the Brooklyn Voices series in partnership with the Greenlight Bookstore,” said Michael Hanophy, executive dean at SJC Brooklyn. “For the past seven years, this series has brought a wealth of literary talent to Clinton Hill, enriching the lives of the Brooklyn and St. Joseph’s College communities.”

The fall Brooklyn Voices lecture series schedule is:
• Wednesday, September 5: Gary Shytengart presents Lake Success, in conversation with Angela Ledgerwood. Cost is $30 to attend.
• Monday, September 10: Anand Giridharadas presents Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, in conversation with Lydia Polgreen. This is event is free. Premium seating and a copy of the book are available for $30.
• Wednesday, October 15: Barbara Kingsolver presents Unsheltered, in conversation with Julie Orringer. Cost is $33 to attend.
• Monday, October22: Anne Lamott presents Almost Everything: Notes on Hope. Cost is $24 to attend.

All events are open to the public and will be held in SJC Brooklyn’s Tuohy Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, visit

For more information, contact Michael Banach at 718.940.5584 or [email protected].

About Brooklyn Voices
Created in collaboration with Greenlight Bookstore, the aim of the Brooklyn Voices series is to promote and enhance the creative vitality of our home neighborhoods of Fort Greene and Clinton Hill by providing local writers, artists, and intellectuals with a forum in which to discuss and present their works to our neighbors, patrons, and students. Through lectures, forums, performances, and public discussion, Brooklyn Voices seeks to make a meaningful contribution to the thriving intellectual culture of the neighborhood and ensure that our community remains a stimulating place in which to live, learn, and do business.

About St. Joseph’s College
St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in more than 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.