Virginia Festival of the Book Dates Set for 2013

Virginia Festival of the Book

Charlottesville, VA—The 19th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be held March 20-24, 2013.  Produced by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and held throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Book Festival has become a spring tradition in Central Virginia with a cumulative audience of more than 20,000 attendees each year for the last decade.

Applications to be a presenter at the Festival are now online at with a firm deadline of October 1, 2012.  The website also features highlights from the 2012 Festival.

Other book and literacy-related projects at VFH include the Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Letters About Literature, and Virginia Literary Calendar, with more information at

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, established in 1974, encourages discovery and connection through the humanities by supporting and producing programs for a wide public audience.  It works with individuals and communities to explore the past, confront issues of the present, and discover a promising future.  For more information about VFH, visit