Literary Calendar

statewide calendar of book & literature events

Public Events

Hampton Roads Teen Book Festival

Sat. May. 30 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
The Festival is free and open to the public. Meet, learn from, and get books signed by authors working in Young Adult, New Adult, Middle Grade, and Children’s books from the greater Hampton Roads area, Virginia, and byond!  While the focus of the festival is on young adult literature, readers of all ages and genres […]

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Greene County Thursday Night Book Discussion Group

Thu. Jun. 4 7:00pm
Greene County Branch, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Discussion of Crow Lake by Mary Lawson. In the rural farm country of northern Ontario, the lives of members of two families–the farming Pye family and the Morrisons, zoologist Kate Morrison and her three brothers–are brought together and torn apart by misunderstanding, resentment, family love, and tragedy.

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The Bridge PAI Reading Series–June

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Fri. Jun. 19 7:00 - 8:00
The Bridge P.A.I.
The Reading Series with Andrew Martin and Priscilla Becker Andrew Martin’s fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and his essays, reviews and interviews have been published by The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, and other places.

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“The Truth About Alice,” with Peter Hunt

Wed. Jun. 24 7:30 pm
Hollins University
“The Truth about Alice.” Peter Hunt, professor emeritus at Cardiff University, UK, talks about Alice in Wonderland at 150. Among the 26 books on children’s literature which he has written or edited is the Oxford World’s Classics edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Children’s Literature Writer-in-Residence Terri Windling

Mon. Jun. 29 7:30 pm
Hollins University
Editor, artist, essayist, and author of books for both children and adults, Terri Windling’s numerous books include The Wood Wife (winner of the Mythopoeic Award), A Midsummer Night’s Faery Tale, A Wolf at the Door, The Green Man (Winner of the World Fantasy Award), The Coyote Road, Faery Reel, and Welcome to Bordertown.

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