NEWS12 THE BRONX // BX resident raises money for 1st-ever Bronx book festival

A Bronx native is turning her dream of a holding a book festival in her borough into a reality.

Sareciea Fennell started a Kickstarter campaign to start the first-ever Bronx book festival for the area that hasn't had a bookstore since Barnes and Noble closed in 2016.

She started the campaign on March 26 and as of Sunday she had raised $30,000.

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Valerie Wong