That’s a Wrap!
Well y’all, that’s a wrap on our 29th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book! Thank you SO MUCH to our amazing community that showed up with excitement, curiosity, and an …
8 Great Virginia Festival of the Book Reads
It’s time to clear off space on your bookshelf, because from March 23-26, the 29th annual Virginia Festival of the Book is happening right here in the Charlottesville area. The …
HotSeat: Kalela Williams
Get to know the new director of the Virginia Center for the Book Last fall, Kalela Williams hit the ground running as the new director of the Virginia Center for …
2023 Live-Streamed Events
The following events will take place in person at this year’s Festival and be live-streamed.
Book Festival Preview Events
Join our Virginia Festival of the Book from March 16 to 21 for a series of Festival Preview Events across central Virginia.
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.
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.
2023 Festival of the Book Schedule Announced
Our full 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book schedule is now live. From writing salons and book panels to immersive outdoor programs, there’s something for every reader.
Book Your Room Now!
Are you attending the 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book as an out-of-town guest? Don’t wait to make your travel arrangements!
Finding the Light: Bestsellers Panel
Three NYT bestselling authors with new books—Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Meghan O’Rourke, and Matthew Quick—share what it means to find the light.
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.
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.