Burst Into Books Hosts 3rd Annual Words of Wonder (W.O.W.) Literary Festival
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CHICAGO - illiNews -- Get ready for the literary event of the summer as Burst Into Books hosts the 3rd Annual Words of Wonder (W.O.W.) Literary Festival! This year's festival promises to be bigger and better than ever, taking place on Saturday, July 27, 2024, from 11 AM to 6 PM at the Dr. Conrad Worrill Track & Field Center.

This spectacular event will feature an impressive lineup of talent, including the renowned Author Derrick Barnes, the brilliant Illustrator Vanessa Brantley-Newton, and the insightful Moderator Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, among many others.

The 3rd Annual W.O.W. Literary Festival is the ultimate celebration of the magic of books and the joy of storytelling, designed for young readers and writers of all ages!

The festival will consist of interactive literacy and art programming, opportunities for youth and families to connect with community resources, animated storytelling by minority 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 and entertainment, healthy food choices and snacks, giveaways and so much more!!

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One past attendee summed up the festival's impact beautifully: "I was happy to attend the WOW Literary Festival because I know I just witnessed something special! I'm already looking forward to next year and I know it will grow exponentially because people will want to go and experience this for themselves, their families, and their organizations!"

Festival Details:
  • Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024
  • Time: 11 AM to 6 PM
  • Location: Dr. Conrad Worrill Track & Field Center, 10201 S. Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628

For ticket information, visit our website at www.wowlitfest.com. Donations are welcome and are tax-deductible.

Media Inquiries?
Media representatives interested in covering the W.O.W. Literary Festival before the scheduled date or providing same-day/on-site event coverage, please contact Jurema Gorham at jurema@burstintobooks.org.

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About Burst Into Books
Burst Into Books'
mission is to rebuild our village through advocacy, the arts, educational, and family programming. We envision a world transformed by cultural literacy through education.

Burst Into Books is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to helping youth deepen their love of reading by integrating the arts, providing opportunities to engage with those connected to the literacy field, and creating a space for self-expression. We are dedicated to supporting the whole family unit to establish long-lasting change.

Jurema Gorham

Source: Burst Into Books

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