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2019 Carol Troxell Reader: Jarrett Krosoczka

In partnership with New Dominion Bookshop, we are honored to announce that the 2019 Carol Troxell Reader will be New York Times bestselling author/illustrator for young readers Jarrett Krosoczka. He is a two-time winner of the Children’s Choice Book Awards Third to Fourth Grade …

Get to know the bestsellers headlining #VaBook2019

We are so thrilled to announce that the 2019 Virginia Festival of the Book will feature the following headliners, representing some of today’s most acclaimed authors working broadly across genres and topics…

Don Winslow

Don Winslow, author of The Border, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Force, the international bestseller The Cartel, and many other novels. Several of his books have been made into movies or are in development.
A former investigator, anti-terrorist trainer, and trial consultant, Winslow lives in …

Lisa See

Lisa See, author of The Island of Sea Women, is the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Dreams of Joy, which debuted at number one, and many other novels. See is also the author of On Gold Mountain, which …

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds, author of Lu, is a New York Times bestselling author, Newbery Award honoree, Printz Award honoree, National Book Award honoree, and a two-time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, and has received numerous other accolades.
He is on faculty at Lesley University for the Creative …

Laurie Halse Anderson

Laurie Halse Anderson, author of SHOUT, is a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold more than eight million copies. A two-time National Book Award finalist and a Margaret A. Edwards Award winner, she is an advocate for diversity in publishing, a member of …