Virginia Festival of the Book Blog

Now accepting submissions!

If you have a new book—or know someone who does—we want to hear about it…

Summer Reading Round-Up

As semesters and school years come to a close and the weather heats up, it’s time to compile summer reading lists! To help guide your selections, we’ve collected some our favorite recommended reading lists…

Reflecting on the 2016 Festival

By all counts, this year’s Virginia Festival of the Book was another success. Thank you for being part of it!

Weekend Highlights

Bryan Stevenson, Crime Wave, StoryFest, Romance, Pub Day

Friday Highlights

Discrimination, Pulitzer Poets, Reading Under the Influence, Sci-Fi

Thursday Highlights

Festival Luncheon, Immigration, Cultural Identity, Cookbook Demos

Wednesday Highlights

Leadership Breakfast, Opening Ceremony, Pulitzer Authors

Meet Cecilia Mills

In our continuing series of behind-the-scenes profiles of Festival staff and volunteers, we’d like to invite you to get to know our Publishing Day Event Coordinator, Cecilia Mills.

Meet Festival intern Elizabeth Mansfield

We’d like you to meet Elizabeth Mansfield, the Festival’s 2016 University Internship Program (UIP) intern through the University of Virginia.