It’s true! Mighty Writers is holding its first-ever MightyFest, a four-day student literacy festival to take place in Philadelphia from September 27-30, 2018. The festival will include nationally-known speakers, a free literacy carnival and lots of other surprises to help teach kids of all backgrounds to write.

MightyFest highlights include:

* A free student writing carnival on Saturday in Aviation Park (located in front of the Franklin Institute), featuring literacy-themed games and attractions for all kids.

* A keynote talk from New York Times Magazine racial justice writer and 2017 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones on Saturday evening.

* A soul-music dance party Friday evening at the Planetarium, featuring Philly’s own Lil’ Dave.

* A gospel breakfast tribute to the Dixie Hummingbirds on Sunday morning at Girard College.

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