Virginia Festival of the Book Blog

Q&A with Festival speaker Curdella Forbes

With one month to go until we kick off the 2020 Festival, we invite you to get to know some of our speakers a bit better…

2020 Pop-Up Book Clubs

Pop-Up Book Club provides avid readers and book clubs in the area with a unique chance to engage in a deeper discussion of books by Festival speakers…

Just Announced: Journalism and Environment Headliners

Focusing on environmental racism and the importance of journalism in democracy, these two programs are timely and feature engrossing speakers who are all experts in their fields…

Tickets now on sale for more VaBook2020 headlining programs

We’re pleased to announce a few more headlining programs for March, including must-see movies, insights on creative genius, musical and poetic responses to cultural diplomacy, thrilling tales of environmental justice, and more…

Announcing 2020 Headliners and Line-Up

We are so pleased to announce that the 2020 Festival will feature the following headliners, representing some of today’s most beloved and respected writers across genres…