Wednesday at the Virginia Festival of the Book

Virginia Festival of the Book

The first day of the Virginia Festival of the Book started with the annual Leadership Breakfast, included Pulitzer Prize winning authors as well as the winners of the Bus Lines Community Poetry Contest. Twenty-seven public programs attracted book lovers from all across Charlottesville and that’s just the first day!

Charlottesville Podcasting Network has posted audio of a couple events as well.

Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson
Literature: Arab Women’s Writing in Diaspora and African American Themes
From Seed to Sky: Micro and Macro Perspectives in Photography
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
From Seed to Sky: Micro and Macro Perspectives in Photography
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
From Seed to Sky: Micro and Macro Perspectives in Photography
From Seed to Sky: Micro and Macro Perspectives in Photography
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
Art and Activism: A Conversation with Nato Thompson
Bus Lines Community Poetry Reading
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Bus Lines Community Poetry Reading
Bus Lines Community Poetry Reading
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
Food, Songs, & Southern Stories: Roy Blount, Jr. and Lee Smith
A Celebration of Pulitzer Authors: Ayad Akhtar, Rick Atkinson, and Lawrence Wright
A Celebration of Pulitzer Authors: Ayad Akhtar, Rick Atkinson, and Lawrence Wright
A Celebration of Pulitzer Authors: Ayad Akhtar, Rick Atkinson, and Lawrence Wright
A Celebration of Pulitzer Authors: Ayad Akhtar, Rick Atkinson, and Lawrence Wright
Leadership Breakfast with Whitney Johnson