Literary Calendar

statewide calendar of book & literature events

Public Events

Book Box Without a Hinge

Tue. Jan. 13 10:00am - 2:00pm
Virginia Arts of the Book Center - Charlottesville
Learn to make a basic box with a lid at the Virginia Arts of the Book Center - Jan. 13, Charlottesville

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Lex All Literary Festival at Hollins University

American author Charles Baxter
Sat. Mar. 14 9:30 am
Hollins University; Frances Niederer Auditorium, Richard Wetherill Visual Arts Center
Featuring Charles Baxter, the author of five novels, five collections of short stories, three collections of poems, and two collections of essays on fiction. LuAnn Keener-Mikenas won the 2013 Library of Virginia Poetry Award for Homeland.

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Junior League of Richmond Book and Author Event Luncheon

Wed. Apr. 29 12:30pm
Country Club of Virginia
Enjoy an intimate lunch experience with some great authors. A highlight of the luncheon includes Book and Author event Master of Ceremonies Bob Deans’ author introductions and announcement of the evening’s speaker order.

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Junior League of Richmond Book and Author Event Dinner

Wed. Apr. 29 7:00pm
The Greater Richmond Convention Center
​Join us as we welcome five nationally-acclaimed authors to Richmond to celebrate the 70th Book and Author Event! The signature portion of the event features a sit-down dinner, while the authors take the stage to share their stories of hope, humor and inspiration.

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Author of “Itself,” Rae Armantrout Speaks at Hollins

Thu. Apr. 30 - Fri. May. 1
Hollins University
Rae Armantrout’s latest book of poetry, Itself, is due out in February, 2015. Her other books include Just Saying; Money Shot; Versed, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010; Next Life, selected by the New York Times as one of the most notable books of 2007; Up to Speed, a finalist for the PEN Center […]

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