Virginia Health Equity & Justice Fellowship
Are you an artist, scholar, clinician, or writer whose work focuses on health (in)equity in Virginia? A new Health Equity & Justice Fellowship is now available thanks to a partnership …
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.
Two New Opportunities For Traditional Arts In Bristol & Beyond
Made up of representatives from regional cultural organizations and independent artists, the Greater Bristol Folk Arts & Culture Team works to promote and support folk arts and culture in the greater Bristol community.
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.
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 …
Second Round of 2023 Festival of the Book Panels Announced
We’re pleased to share a second round of 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book panels with you!
Announcing a New Online Resource for Humanities Educators
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new website that hosts our K-12 Educator Fellows’ completed work. Our goal is for the website to serve as a hub for humanities instructors looking to strengthen their classroom learning experiences.
Two Newbery Authors Join 2023 Festival
Join Andrea Beatriz Arango, author of Iveliz Explains It All, and Meg Medina, the New York Times bestselling author of Merci Suárez Plays It Cool on Saturday, March 25th at 12:30.
Virginia Festival of the Book Schedule Sneak Peek
We’re thrilled to be able to share the first round of 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book panels with you! We’ll be announcing more authors and events in the coming …
Same Page Community Reads & Featured VA Festival of the Book Author Announced
Ross Gay: The Book of Delights
We’re honored to again partner with Jefferson-Madison Regional Library as part of their Same Page Community Read initiative. This year, JMRL has chosen to feature Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights. …
Four VA Nonprofits Receive CALT Grants
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation recently announced sixteen grants totaling over $136,000 to organizations and individual artists/practitioners in Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia through their Central Appalachia Living Traditions (CALT) …