Festival of Words

February 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm
301 McKennan's Church Road, Wilmington

The next Festival of Words is on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at McKean HS

Keynotes: Nic Stone (Dear Martin– October release) and  yes, Jeff Zentner (Goodbye Days and The Serpent King)!


The Festival of Words is a unique opportunity that brings together secondary students, teachers and librarians from all over the state of Delaware to discuss and write about young adult literature.  During the Festival, students select workshops of interest with featured authors.

2017 Keynote Speaker Brendan Kiely

The Festival is FREE and a meal is provided for all attendees, thanks to generous donations from the Delaware Teacher Center, Delaware Library Association, Gale/Cengage Learning, Delaware Council on School Libraries, Wilmington University, Red Clay Consolidated School District, and many private donors.