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W.O.W!

The Words of Wonder Literary Festival is a celebration of

books-to-be-written and books-to-be-read.

Come join us on July 30th for a literary festival on the South Side of Chicago

designed with young readers and writers of all ages in mind!

We will have interactive literacy and art programming, opportunities for youth and families to connect with community resources, animated storytelling by Black authors and illustrators, a diverse group of book vendors and installations for all ages,

story-based dance, interactive writing workshops, Indigenous and African styled drumming, a wide range of live music, healthy food choices and snacks, giveaways and much more!!

Join Us!

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W.O.W. Literary Festival

 

Saturday, July 30, 2022

 

11:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Gately Track & Field Center, 10201 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628

 Jacqueline Woodson!

Our 2022 Author Headliner is 

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Be A Sponsor!

This one-of-a-kind sponsorship opportunity

will allow you to be a part of history! 

When you invest in the inaugural Words of Wonder Literary Festival you help us weaken the hold of the last two years’ frustration and resignation and

re-ignite the interest of our young people in culture, creativity and community.