Literary Calendar

statewide calendar of book & literature events

Public Events

Orexia: Desire and the Poem: A Literary Salon with Lisa Russ Spaar

Sun. Apr. 19 2:00pm
Please join us Sunday, April 19, at 2:00 pm for a Literary Salon with poet Lisa Russ Spaar. To paraphrase the poet Anne Carson, our lives begin the moment desire (for food, love, shelter, sky, the divine) enters us, and how we manage that yearning—what we make of it, to what uses we put it—is […]

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WriterHouse Daytime Poetry Workshop

Thu. Apr. 23 - Thu. Jun. 11
Poets at all levels are encouraged to take this workshop focused on improving your work through reading, writing, and the discussion of poems and poetic craft.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites

Sun. Apr. 26 - 2:00PM
Paramount Theater
Three beloved stories by award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, Eric Carle, are magically retold through innovative “black light” staging, fanciful puppets, and original music.  This triple-bill includes The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly; Little Cloud’s playful transformations as he travels through the sky; and The Mixed-Up Chameleon’s discovery of his own […]

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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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70th Book & Author Event

Wed. Apr. 29 12:30pm - 9:00pm
Richmond, VA
The Junior League of Richmond (JLR) and Dominion Resources hosts five nationally recognized authors to Richmond on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, for the 70th Book & Author Event.

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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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