$30 General Admission | $15 Student

Politics. Social Justice. Feminism. The Culture Wars. Not to mention that all-consuming office crush…

New York Times bestseller of Bad Feminist and Hunger and talked-about New York Times “Work Friend” columnist Roxane Gay has never shied away from any issue, whether it’s an incendiary argument sweeping America or a mundane matter of meddling coworkers. Roxane will bring her sharp and witty acumen to the Virginia Festival of the Book in a discussion of Opinions: A Decade of Arguments, Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business; as well as insightful workday advice to readers in need of a little guidance.  

Purchase general admission or Priority-Seating tickets before February 15, and you could have your burning (and anonymous) “work friend” question answered on stage! 

More Info

  • Events run one hour. Book sales and signings take place immediately after each event, and may run a half-hour or more.
  • For Covid protocol, please see our Festival Info page. For accessibility needs, contact Ray Nedzel by March 1.
  • All Festival authors and speakers represent themselves, and do not speak on behalf of Virginia Humanities or the University of Virginia.

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