Adult Learners from around the world will share their meaningful stories and poems about family, work, education and belonging at Voices of Adult Learners, a beloved annual celebration bringing together ESL, GED, and literacy students from Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Adult Education Program, local literacy programs, and correctional centers. 

The first 50 attendees will be offered complimentary tickets to see Ada Limón at the Paramount Theater. Presented in partnership with Piedmont Virginia Community College.

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  • This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
  • 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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With generous support from Michelle and David Baldacci

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