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Well-Read Black Girl Festival | Virtual & Washington, DC (in person)

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - October 29 @ 6:00 pm

Homecoming: Rest is Resistance

Schedule: October 28th (FREE)

Well-Read Black Girl Festival Kickoff

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and virtually

Free, RSVP required – click here to register!

A special kick-off conversation for the Well-Read Black Girl Festival

Join the Library for the kickoff celebration of the 6th Annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival featuring authors Alex Elle and Denene Millner – a beautiful prelude to the weekend celebration of books with heartfelt conversations, wellness panels, poetry readings and more!

The annual Well-Read Black Girl literary festival unites avid readers and writers for two days of storytelling, community building and groundbreaking conversation. This October we begin a new chapter in Washington D.C.; gathering to discuss the power of collective activism and physical rest as resistance.

Attend in person or virtually. Together we will celebrate creative expression, and share an array of literary experiences from writers across genres.

October 29th ($140)

In-person at Eaton DC

The annual Well-Read Black Girl literary festival unites avid readers and writers for two days of storytelling, community building, and groundbreaking conversation. This October we’ll gather to discuss the power of rest as resistance. Our opening keynote speaker Tricia Hersey, aka The Nap Bishop, will encourage us to connect to the liberating power of rest, daydreaming, and naps as a foundation for healing.

Her debut book, Rest Is Resistance, is a manifesto for all of us who are sleep deprived, searching for justice, and longing to be liberated from the oppressive grip of Grind Culture.

Attend in person or virtually. Together we will celebrate creative expression, and share an array of literary experiences from writers across genres.

Ticket includes:

  • Focused panels with emerging authors, wellness practitioners, and literary luminaries
  • Networking opportunities with publishing insiders
  • Exclusive WRBG tote with book-ish goodies from partners and friends
  • Closing night cocktails

Opening Keynote: Tricia Hersey

Closing Keynote: Bevy Smith

More panelists to be announced…

We recommend you purchase your in-person tickets early to join us for this immersive day. All ticket sales are final.

Details

Start:
October 28 @ 12:00 pm
End:
October 29 @ 6:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/well-read-black-girl-festival-2022-1273299

Venue

Eaton DC
1201 K St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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