Festival Preview Event in Staunton, VA: Even the Dog Knows
In Jason Wright’s “Even the Dog Knows,” a family’s old, beloved dog takes a final road trip to help his humans find forgiveness and healing.
Festival Preview Event in Crozet, VA: Trailed
“Trailed: One Woman’s Quest to Solve the Shenandoah Murders” follows author Kathryn Miles’s investigation into the murder of a young queer couple.
Festival Preview Event in Richmond, VA: Excavating Identity Author Talk and Art-Making
Join historians G. Samantha Rosenthal and Gregory D. Smithers in Richmond for a discussion of their recent works.
Festival Preview Event: Nelson County, VA
Local writers converge at Rapunzel’s Cafe and Bookstore for a fun night of poetry and prose, as well as creative writing prompts.
Festival Preview Event in Staunton, VA: Bound Visions
Meet some of the artists included in “Bound Visions: Art Books by Women Artists,” an exhibition of artists’ books by nine contemporary women artists.
Preview Event in Washington County, VA: The Origin Project’s 10th Anniversary Celebration for High School Students
As part of their 10th anniversary celebration, teachers and high school students are invited to Emory & Henry College for the unique opportunity to spend time with Barbara Kingsolver.
Rise Of The Spy
In “Need to Know: World War II and the Rise of American Intelligence,” Nicholas Reynolds unlocks the history of American intelligence during World War II.
Forbidden Dreams: Coming of Age Fiction
Join Jeffrey Dale Lofton, Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, and William Mark Habeeb for a discussion of three compelling coming of age stories.
A Romance Salon: American Royalty
Meet Tracey Livesay during this informal salon and discuss her novel “American Royalty,” inspired by the love story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The Turning Point: Shaping a Poetic Life
Acclaimed Virginia-based poets Janine Joseph, Gregory Orr, and Kiki Petrosino take a look back at their lives and works.
An Identity on the Edges
Mary Alice Hostetter’s “Plain: A Memoir of Mennonite Girlhood” is the story of a woman’s journey to define a sense of authenticity amid a rigid upbringing in a Mennonite farm family.
Two musically gifted women’s lives overlap over the boundaries of time in Rosalyn Story’s novel “Sing Her Name.”