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Virginia Festival of the Book

VFH's Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture.

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Pulitzer Centennial

An exciting, national initiative that explores the values represented by Pulitzer Prize-winning work.


News & Stories

Because of VFH...

1.3 million

People reached by our Grant Program each year


Students in VA write to their favorite authors each year through Letters About Literature

$5.4 million

Invested in humanities programs across Virginia last year

Apply for a Grant From VFH

Open grant deadline extended: October 21


Apply for a Fellowship

Application Deadline: December 1