Furious Flower Poetry Hour
Join past and present members of JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center for poetry readings and discussion.
National Book Foundation Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards
John Keene (“Punks: New & Selected Poems”) and Robert Samuels & Toluse Olorunnipa (“His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice”) discuss how singular stories collectively shape history.
2023 Same Page Community Read
We’re pleased to share that our 2023 Same Page featured book is Ross Gay’s “The Book of Delights.” Gay will be in conversation about this book and his most recent work, “Inciting Joy.”
UVA MFA Alumni Reading
Hear poets Celeste Lipkes (“Radium Girl”) and Samantha Thornhill (“The Animated Universe”) read their recent works.
Poets Across Genre
In this panel, poets Quan Barry, Thorpe Moeckel, and Lisa Russ Spaar discuss their forays into prose.
Flying in Place
The PVCC Division of Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences will present a physical theatre voyage vividly interpreting manuscripts, poems and essays written by PVCC students incarcerated in Virginia prisons. The work …
Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice
Perfect Binding: publishing, politics, & creative practice A POETRY READING & CONVERSATIONSponsored by UVA Arts Council Friday // November 11th // 6 PM Virginia Center for the Book @ the Jefferson School Nicole Cecilia Delgado of La …
The Charlottesville Reading Series: Aran Donovan and Anna Caritj
After a two-year hiatus, the Charlottesville Reading Series will return to New Dominion Bookshop this April! Join us for our kickoff event, featuring poet Aran Donovan and fiction writer Anna Caritj. This …
Sights & Sounds: Visual Poetry
Poets David Campos (American Quasar), Naoko Fujimoto (Glyph), and Aurielle Marie (Gumbo Ya Ya) employ not only the written word but also a visual vocabulary in their work. Linking text …
Bilingual Poetry Reading with Nicole Delgado
Join Nicole Delgado for a bilingual poetry reading of her selected works on Thursday, March 24 (5:30 PM) at UVA’s Clark Hall 108. Nicole will be reading from the first …
Nicole Delgado Named as the Next Riccio Artist-in-Residence
The Virginia Center for the Book is pleased to announce the 2022 Frank Riccio Artist-in-Residence: Puerto Rican poet, book artist, and small-press publisher Nicole Delgado.