The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, a longstanding creative arts residency, brings authors from all over the country and around the world to Central Virginia each year.

Join some of their Fellows for a fun night of poetry and prose at Rapunzel’s, an eclectic bookstore, arts, and music venue in the heart of Nelson County!

Virginia Festival of the Book Preview Events bring authors across the state before the main Festival in Charlottesville on March 20–24. Preview events are sponsored by Michelle and David Baldacci.

More Info

  • This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
  • 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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