Now accepting submissions!


If you have a new book—or know someone who does—we want to hear about it! We are now accepting submissions for participation in the 23rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, which will take place March 22-26, 2017, in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia.

25570215050_369408bede_zWriters, illustrators, and publishing professionals with a new book published in 2016 or early 2017 are encouraged to submit their books for consideration. All genres are accepted, from Pulitzer poets to picture books and everything in between.

DEADLINE: October 1, 2016

Submission guidelines and application are available HERE. Books must be available for sale by March 20, 2017. Festival organizers will select all participants and venues. Program proposals are also being accepted.