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Literary Festival and Art Contest

09 April 2024 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The fourth annual Bishop Dunne Literary Festival will be held April 9, 2024. This year’s speaker is Gene Luen Yang. An award-winning graphic novelist and illustrator, Yang is also a former Catholic high school teacher. National Book Award finalist as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award in 2006. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the L.A. Times Book Prize and was a National Book Award Finalist in 2013.

The Art Contest features three competitive brackets (Elementary School, Middle School, High School). Artists submit a work of art using this quote from Gene Luen Yang’s book: SOMETIMES, A FIGHT YOU CANNOT WIN IS STILL WORTH FIGHTING.” Complete details on the art contest, deadlines and rules are found here:

LitFest tickets are free for students (although space is limited so registration is required). Adult tickets are $10. Go to for registration and ticketing information.



Bishop Dunne Catholic School, 3900 Rugged Dr.
Dallas, TX 75224 United States