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2016 Festival now open for submissions

Our shelves are empty, the online application form is published, and we are eager to read. Do you have a book being published in 2015 or by mid-March 2016? We are taking  submissions for the 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, March 16-20, 2016.

Charles Wright

Friday Highlights

Friday at the 2015 Virginia Festival of the Book offered a full day of programs including food  and travel stories; LGBTQ fiction, poetry, and essays; veterans writing projects; Nixon on tape; Sci Fi; Crime Wave; the U.S. Poet Laureate and 2014 National Book Award poetry …

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2015 Festival Programs on BookTV

Five programs from the 2015 Virginia Festival of the Book, recorded by C-SPAN’s BookTV, to air on Saturday, March 28. Details via the link.

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Weekend Highlights

Romance, Crime, and Storyfest dominated Saturday at the Virginia Festival of the Book.

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Thursday Highlights

The second day of the 2015 Virginia Festival of the Book was full of something for everyone whether you’re a fan of mangoes and tomatoes, children’s literature, history or southern food.