Virginia Festival of the Book Blog

In Honor of Carol Troxell

The 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book will honor Carol Troxell, voracious reader, supporter of authors, and thirty-year owner of New Dominion Bookshop.

Calling all Festival superfans!

Your devotion to the Festival means the world to us. But now, we need your help. Please let us know if you have a copy of…

2017 Festival Fiction Contest winners

After receiving more than fifty submissions, we are pleased to announce the eight winners of our first-ever fiction contest…

Closing the books on the 2017 Festival

It’s difficult to believe the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book has come and gone already, but we hope you enjoyed it all as much as we did!

Weekend Highlights

Photos and video from select events.

Friday Highlights

Photos and audio from select events.