Bookworms Rejoice! The 3rd Annual Words of Wonder Literary Festival Returns Bigger and Better
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CHICAGO - illiNews -- Chicago, IL – Calling all literature lovers! The highly anticipated 3rd Annual Words of Wonder Literary Festival is thrilled to announce its return on July 27th from 11 am to 6 pm at Dr. Conrad Worrill Track & Field Center, 10201 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago, IL 60628.

This year's festival promises an even more immersive and enriching experience for bookworms of all ages. Attendees can expect a day filled with 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!!

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The 3rd Annual Words of Wonder Literary Festival boasts a stellar lineup of acclaimed authors, illustrators, and performers across various genres such as:
  • The amazing Derrick Barnes as the Author Headliner
  • The talented Vanessa Brantley Newton as Illustrator Headliner
  • Dr. Gholdy Muhammad as Mainstage Moderator
  • Pep Rally Takeover as the official DJs!
  • Terrence Pruitt from Project Restore will lead a workshop for parents, community leaders, and educators.
  • Special featured performers are Harold Green III, D-composed, Jesse White Tumblers, Black Girls Jump, Kenwood School of Ballet, and more!

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of literature and share a fun-filled day with family and friends!

Learn more and get FREE tickets at

PHONE: 773-780-0801

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