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Well-Read Black Girl is cultivating a new generation of readers and writers.
Well-Read Black Girl is cultivating a new generation of readers and writers.
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    WRBG Lit Love

    Thank you for supporting WRBG! You'll receive an exclusive WRBG reading list from our editors.

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    WRBG Pin

    Our sincerest thanks for your contribution! You'll receive a WRBG personalized postcard, lapel pin, and list of book recommendations from our editors. Who doesn't love getting something in the mail?!

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    WRBG Festival Pass

    The WRBG Festival Pass will allow access to all events from 12PM - 5PM, including author panels, musical performances, and networking sessions. Buy your ticket now and help make the 1st WRBG festival a reality!

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    WRBG T-shirt

    If you can't make it to the festival and you still want to support the movement, purchase WRBG T-shirt! Your pick of the Toni t-shirt or WRBG collegiate style t-shirt.

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    WRBG Fest Pass + My Lit Box Subscription

    WRBG Festival pass & My Lit Box 1-month beginner subscription! Receive a newly released novel and 1-2 quality book-related goodies in your mailbox!

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    Festival Pass + Book Bag Bundle

    Get your festival pass, along with the official WRBG Book Bag tote and t-shirt! The WRBG Festival Pass will allow access to all events from 12PM - 5PM, including author panels, musical performances, and networking sessions.

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    • WRBG Tote Bag
    • WRBG Pin
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    VIP "Losing Ground" Film Screening

    An invitation to our fall kick-off party in Brooklyn, featuring a special screening of Kathleen Collins iconic film "Losing Ground". WRBG book club members and special guests will be in attendance!

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    WRBG Scholarship

    Pay it forward! Your pledge will provide scholarships for young women who are unable to pay for WRBG conference.

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    Writers' Conference Pass

    Workshops will provide practical advice and encouragement to aspiring writers looking to develop their craft. Your pass will grant you access to the entire day of workshops, panels, and performances. A limited number of tickets are available.

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    Hi Wildflower Gift Set & BRIGHT LINES

    Pledge for a limited edition Hi Wildflower WRBG Collection.

    This incredible set features a signed copy of BRIGHT LINES by author Tanwi Nandini Islam - along with a beautiful gift set from Hi Wildflower Botanica.

    - Namaka Perfume Rollerball
    - MALA Lipstick
    - MALA Nail Lacquer
    - Liquid Eyeliner Pen
    - Hi Wildflower Candle

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    Zora Sponsorship Level

    Sponsors at this level will receive the following:
    - Logo on website
    - Inclusion in WRBG Festival Newsletter
    - Dedicated social media post mentioning sponsorship
    - 2 tickets to VIP/Author Party

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    Alice Sponsorship Level

    Sponsors at this level will receive the following:
    - Exhibitor Space
    - Logo on website
    - Inclusion in WRBG Festival Newsletter
    - Dedicated social media post mentioning sponsorship
    - 4 tickets to VIP/Author Party

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    Maya Sponsorship Level

    Sponsors at this level will host a special event during the festival, including an opening breakfast during the writer’s conference or VIP happy hour. This level comes with exhibitor space, a dedicated newsletter and an opportunity to include promotional material in giveaway bags.

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    Toni Sponsorship Level

    Presenting sponsors will have their name attached to the event in all media, web, and video materials. Sponsors at this level will receive the following:

    - Designation as presenting sponsor
    - Company co-branded with WRBG in all media
    - Logo on conference material, including website, newsletter, and festival program
    - Premium exhibitor space
    - Placement in e-newsletter
    - Invitation to speak & at VIP/Author Party
    - Exclusive co-branded logo on event tote bags

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    Happy Birthday Octavia Butler!

    We're celebrating the life and legacy of Octavia Butler! On June 22nd she would have turned 70 years-old. Pledge to receive a special edition of Parable of the Sower, The Parable of the Talents, and The Blood Child via Seven Stories Press.

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    EARLY BIRD: Writers' Conference Pass

    Workshops will provide practical advice and encouragement to aspiring writers looking to develop their craft. Your pass will grant you access to the entire day of workshops, panels, and performances. A limited number of tickets are available.

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    • WRBG Tote Bag
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    Author Renée Watson YA Book Set

    Author Renée Watson has graciously donated a signed set of her books to the campaign. Pledge $100 for this exclusive YA bundle! The following books will be included:

    - A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
    - Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills
    - What Momma Left Me
    - This Side of Home
    - Piecing Me Together

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    WRBG Library Bundle

    WRBG Library Bundle: A special collection of signed books including THE MOTHERS, THE TURNER HOUSE, THE PERFECT FIND, HERE COMES THE SUN, and more!

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