The 2022 Well-Read Black Girl Festival
Dates: October 28th & 29th, 2022. Attend virtually or in person. |
From WRBG /
"This year’s gathering will be in-person in Washington D.C., broadening WRBG’s mission and amplification of community. The festival lineup is filled with thought leaders, wellness advocates, acclaimed authors, and reporters leading discussions for community building, personal growth, and liberation through our own restoration and storytelling. Tricia Hersey and Bevy Smith bookend WRBG Festival as keynotes and speakers include Alex Elle, Sarah M. Broom, April D. Ryan, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Yasmine Cheyenne, and more!"
- Register HERE
Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a podcast and digital literacy platform that celebrates the uniqueness of Black literature and sisterhood. She edited the Well-Read Black Girl anthology, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and named a best book of the year by Library Journal. Her latest book On Girlhood is a collection of groundbreaking short stories that explore the thin yet imperative line between Black girlhood and womanhood. The winner of the Innovator's Award from the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, Edim worked as a cultural practitioner for over ten years and serves on the board of Baldwin for the Arts. She resides in Washington D.C. with her son, Zikomo.