Charlottesville, VA—The 19th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be held March 20-24, 2013. Produced by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and held throughout Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Book Festival has become a spring tradition in Central Virginia with a cumulative audience of more than 20,000 attendees each year for the last decade.
Applications to be a presenter at the Festival are now online at vabook.org with a firm deadline of October 1, 2012. The vabook.org website also features highlights from the 2012 Festival.
Other book and literacy-related projects at VFH include the Virginia Arts of the Book Center, Letters About Literature, and Virginia Literary Calendar, with more information at VirginiaHumanities.org/bookcenter.
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, established in 1974, encourages discovery and connection through the humanities by supporting and producing programs for a wide public audience. It works with individuals and communities to explore the past, confront issues of the present, and discover a promising future. For more information about VFH, visit VirginiaHumanities.org