2023 Virginia Festival of the Book

The 29th annual Virginia Festival of the Book will take place as an in-person event, March 23-26, 2023, with a full schedule of engaging presentations and discussions for all ages and interests.

March 23–26, 2023 | Charlottesville

Book Arts Open House

Stop by to watch members of the Virginia Center for the Book’s Book Arts Center demonstrate the art and craft of bookmaking, and try your hand at a few easy-to-learn crafts.

March 24, 2023 | 1PM – 4PM

Finding the Light: Bestsellers Panel

Ticketed Event

Three NYT bestselling authors with new books—Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Meghan O’Rourke, and Matthew Quick—share what it means to find the light.

March 24, 2023 | 7:30PM – 8:30PM

The Poetic Justice

John Charles Thomas’s memoir “The Poetic Justice” reflects his twin loves of the law and of poetry, keeping readers rooted to the urgent issues that rock our communities.

March 26, 2023 | 12PM – 1PM

Handsome, Durable, and Inexpensive: The ‘Modern Library,’ 1925-1959

The Bibliographical Society of UVA hosts their annual meeting, announcing the publication of an online bibliography of the Modern Library.

March 24, 2023 | 4PM – 5PM