SHONDALAND // Meet the Woman Bringing a Book Festival to the Bronx

Book publicist and South Bronx native Saraciea Fennell grew up without easy access to books. As a child, she assumed all of the authors in her school's tiny library were dead — and after the borough’s one remaining bookstore closed in 2016, many children in Fennell’s neighborhood found themselves facing a similar fate, with no exposure to real-life living authors or illustrators.

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Valerie Wong