Literary Calendar

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Public Events

International Mother Language Day Reading at WriterHouse

Sat. Feb. 21 7:00pm - 9:00pm
WriterHouse
Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville / Albemarle (LVCA), Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA), and WriterHouse are pleased to partner on recognizing International Mother Language Day, February 21, 2015, 7:00pm-8:30pm at CitySpace, 100 5th street NE.

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WriterHouse Seminar: Prose Poetry

Sun. Feb. 22 1:00pm - 5:00pm
WriterHouse
What makes a piece of writing a prose poem and not poetic prose? In this seminar, we’ll explore how prose poetry is informed by the qualities of both poetry and prose, and how those qualities intersect.

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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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2015 Virginia Festival of the Book

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Wed. Mar. 18 - Sun. Mar. 22
Charlottesville, VA
With hundreds of events free and open to the public, join us as VFH celebrates books, authors, and reading at its 21st Annual Virginia Festival of the Book.

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An Evening with Erik Larson at NVCC

Erik Larson, author
Fri. Mar. 20 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Ernst Theater, Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College
Meet Erik Larson, bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, In the Garden of Beasts and the newly released Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.

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Junior League of Richmond Book and Author Event Luncheon

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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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