Virginia Festival of the Book
Join us March 20–24, 2024 for five days of literary conversations and lively parties with locally and nationally renowned authors
Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our festival. We’ve got a slew of roles and responsibilities this year, including author escort, site coordinator, and info desk receptionist. In exchange, you’ll receive some exclusive swag and invitations to our biggest parties of the year. Join us in making this year special!
We’re Turning 30!
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book. We invite you to celebrate with us at our Wordy Thirty Anniversary Party, where you’ll enjoy food, drinks, dancing, and lively conversation with fellow book lovers.
News and Events
Join us at The Bradbury and Vault Virginia on March 23rd as we ring in the 30th anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book!
Last year, we started a new series of festival preview events. The idea was, in the weeks leading up to the festival, to bring a little taste of the festival …
You deserve a little treat. In addition to the candy, flowers, and candles you might be gifting or receiving this Valentine’s Day, consider adding…books!
Join pop culture critic and author of 60 Songs that Explain the ‘90s Rob Harvilla to hear some throwback tunes and reminisce about the ‘90s.
Get a special all-day-pass to Paramount programs with Danica Roem, Roxane Gay, Percival Everett, and Ada Limón; or individual tickets to your favorite writers’ events.
We love books. We also love the people who make books, from writers and illustrators to agents and publishers.
Each year, more than 20,000 people attend the Virginia Festival of the Book to share in this love. Your support makes it all possible.