Opinions with Roxane Gay 

March 23, 2024 4PM – 5:30PM
Ticketed Event

Gay will bring her sharp and witty acumen to the Virginia Festival of the Book in a discussion of “Opinions: A Decade Arguments Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business.”


Book Tour: James by Percival Everett 

March 23, 2024 6:30PM – 8PM
Ticketed Event

With its release in mid-March, 2024, you will be among the first readers to be swept away in Percival Everett’s reimagining of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.


The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution

March 24, 2024 11AM – 12:30PM

In her new book, presidential historian Dr. Lindsay M. Chervinsky explores how, when faced with crises and instability, George Washington created a cabinet of advisors and a structure of how it would guide him.


The Links Inc. Brunch

March 24, 2024 11AM – 1:30PM

The chapter is in its 21st year of hosting their annual Festival of the Book brunch, which invites the community to listen and learn more about authors invited to the festival who have written about African Americans, the African diaspora or who are African American authors.


Love for the Land

March 24, 2024 11:30AM – 1PM

Along with other farmers, Brooks Lamb—author, farmer, and advocate—discusses farmland loss from suburban sprawl, rampant agricultural consolidation, and racial injustice among farmers of color in his new book Love for the Land.


The Write Start: Moseley Speed Critique 

March 24, 2024 1PM – 3PM

Panelists will read aloud from anonymous submissions of the first 100 words of original, unpublished manuscripts, then discuss story elements that work, suggest story elements that could be improved, and answer questions from the audience.


Gladys S. Blizzard Lecture with Prudence Peiffer, Author of The Slip

March 24, 2024 1PM – 2:30PM
Ticketed Event

Art historian Prudence Peiffer’s book The Slip examines six visual artists and the work they created on the edge of Manhattan in the 1950s.


Wild, Tamed, Lost, and Revived: The Surprising Story of Apples in the South

March 24, 2024 1:30PM – 3PM

In this book, Diane Flynt shares her own journey as a farmer and cidery founder, along with interviews from other orchardists, cidermakers, farmers, and more.


UVA MFA Reading at Visible Records

March 24, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

Celebrate four recent graduates of UVA’s MFA program and Area Program in Poetry Writing as they read from recently published works.


Festival Finale at Decipher Brewing

March 24, 2024 4PM – 5:30PM

Let’s toast to another 30 years! When the 2024 Virginia Festival of the Book comes to a close, join us to celebrate another great season at Decipher Brewing.

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