Pride & Prejudice Postlude: Half-Life of a Stolen Sister

Ticketed Event

Join us for an exciting morning of words and wit, and Wuthering Heights!

March 17, 2024 | 11AM – 12PM | American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse, 10 S Market St, Staunton, VA

The River Runs South

With the emotional richness of Sweet Home Alabama, this new novel by Audrey Ingram, The River Runs South is the story of a Camille Taylor, whose life in the city …

March 8, 2024 | 7PM – 8PM | Bluebird & Co, 5792 Three Notch'd Rd, Crozet, VA

Creative Words at Rapunzel’s

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a longstanding creative arts residency, brings authors from all over the country and around the world to Central Virginia each year. Join some …

March 9, 2024 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Rapunzel's Coffee and Books

Julia Ridley Smith at Fountain Books

Join Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice for a lively, interactive conversation with author Julia Ridley Smith. Smith’s latest book Sex Romp Gone Wrong is a collection of twelve short stories …

March 14, 2024 | 6PM – 7:30PM | Fountain Bookstore, Richmond

The House on Sun Street

From Moji’s house on Sun Street in Tehran, readers experience the 1979 Iranian revolution through the eyes of a young girl and her family members during a time of concussive …

March 12, 2024 | 7PM – 8PM

Feral Sam and author Sharyn McCrumb

Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb will talk about her newest installment in The Marvin Chronicles, “The Life and Times of Feral Sam.” Who is Feral Sam? He’s the mischievous nephew of …

March 14, 2024 | 6PM – 7PM | Buchanan Public Library

The Daughter Ship in Alexandria

Katherine, an attentive mother to her teenagers, comfortably married to her strapping provider of a husband, longs to overcome her dark thoughts and intermittent fears of sexual intimacy. This brisk, …

March 12, 2024 | 7PM – 8PM | Old Town Books, Alexandria, VA

Remica Bingham-Risher at Heritage Public Library

Remica Bingham-Risher will read from and discuss her latest collection, Room Swept Home, which retraces trauma and truth in her own family line, weaving in historical documents from her ancestors. …

March 16, 2024 | 1PM – 3PM | Heritage Public Library, Charles City, VA

Virginia Festival of the Book at the Paramount Theater

Ticketed Event

One ticket gives you access to up-front section seating at all four Virginia Festival of the Book featured and headlining events at The Paramount Theater.

March 23, 2024 | 10:30AM – 8PM | Paramount Theatre, Charlottesville, Virginia

Festival Friday

In celebration of our 30th Anniversary, the Virginia Festival of the Book is hosting our very first “Festival Friday,” on and around the Downtown Mall.

March 22, 2024 | 5PM – 8PM | Downtown Mall, Charlottesville