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 …
2023 Festival of the Book: Demonstrating the Art & Craft of Bookmaking
In conjunction with the 2023 Festival of the Book, our Book Arts members offered public demonstrations at the Center for the Book and the Omni Hotel. On Friday, March 24, …
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 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!
2023 Festival of the Book Speakers Announced
Our 2023 speaker lineup is now live! We’re beyond excited to announce the 50+ authors joining us from across the country this March.
More 2023 Festival of the Book Panels Announced
We’re almost ready to unveil the full schedule for the 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book. But first, we’re pleased to share a third round of panels with you.
2023 Carol Troxell Reader: Meghan O’Rourke
We are honored to announce that our fifth annual Carol Troxell Reader is Meghan O’Rourke. O’Rourke is a New York Times bestselling author, poet, editor, and podcaster whose work often tackles challenging …
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Most Wednesday evenings folks interested in various aspects of printing and the book arts gather at the Center for an informal session of sharing their craft.Please see our Classes and …