Published March 28, 2023

Well y’all, that’s a wrap on our 29th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book! Thank you SO MUCH to our amazing community that showed up with excitement, curiosity, and an enormous love of reading. It was one for the books… pun intended.

We especially want to thank all the volunteers, venues, booksellers, and other partners who made the Festival possible. And of course, we couldn’t have done it without the generous support of our sponsors including our premiere sponsor, the Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation.

Did you miss something? You can watch more than a dozen talks that were recorded and live-streamed.

And if you’re already feeling nostalgic, you can take a look back at some of the best moments of the Festival in these photos. You can also take a glimpse back at our 2023 schedule of events.

A few highlights are below. And while the 29th Virginia Festival of the Book might be over, stay tuned for more literary events from the Virginia Center for the Book happening throughout the year across the state.

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