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Wednesday: Mar 22

Deeply Human Stories: Fiction

Wed. March 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Barnes & Noble

1035 Emmet Street North, Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Hannah Gersen (Home Field), Jennifer Handford (The Light of Hidden Flowers), and Patricia Harman (The Runaway Midwife) share their heartfelt novels.

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Building and Loving Where You Live

Wed. March 22, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location:

Crozet JMRL Library

2020 Library Avenue, Crozet, VA 22932

Anthony Flaccavento (Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change), and Melody Warnick (This is Where You Belong: The Art and Science of Loving the Place You Live) will discuss their works on developing one’s home and community.

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Thursday: Mar 23

Irresistible Oddballs: New Voices in Fiction

Thu. March 23, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Barnes & Noble

1035 Emmet Street North, Barracks Road Shopping Center, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Julia Claiborne Johnson (Be Frank With Me), Rebecca Kauffman (Another Place You’ve Never Been), and Liz Kay (Monsters: A Love Story) discuss their debut novels and the kooky yet lovable characters who inhabit them.

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Friday: Mar 24

Fiction: Exploring Others and Ourselves

Fri. March 24, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

Central JMRL Library

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Elizabeth Poliner (As Close to Us as Breathing), Jonathan Rabb (Among the Living), and Domnica Radulescu (Country of Red Azaleas) have written moving, insightful novels that ask pertinent questions about the meaning of place and identity, exploring who we are and what we believe.

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Saturday: Mar 25

Book Signings at the Lit Fair, Throughout Saturday

Sat. March 25, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Location:

Omni Hotel - Atrium

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

For the first time at the Virginia Festival of the Book, selected speakers with programs held elsewhere during the Festival will also sign books during the Lit Fair on Saturday, March 25, in half-hour time slots.

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Essential Fiction: Kaitlyn Greenidge, Caroline Leavitt & Yewande Omotoso

Sat. March 25, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

Central JMRL Library

201 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Authors Kaitlyn Greenidge (We Love You, Charlie Freeman), Caroline Leavitt (Cruel Beautiful World) and Yewande Omotoso (The Woman Next Door) share their nuanced and entertaining stories of seduction, competition, friendship, race, love, family, and consequences.

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Sunday: Mar 26