Event

The Daughter Ship in Alexandria

March 12, 2024 7PM – 8:30PM

Author Boo Trundle will read from her debut novel, The Daughter Ship, and discuss the craft of writing during this Festival Preview Event at Old Town Books!

Participant

Boo Trundle

Boo Trundle is a writer, artist, and performer whose work has appeared across various platforms and publications, including The Brooklyn Rail, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and NPR’s The Moth. She has released three …

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Feral Sam and author Sharyn McCrumb

March 14, 2024 6PM – 7:30PM

Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb will talk about her newest installment in The Marvin Chronicles: The Life and Times of Feral Sam.

Participant

Sharyn McCrumb

Sharyn McCrumb is an award-winning Southern writer, best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, set in the North Carolina/Tennessee mountains, including the New York Times bestsellers: The Ballad of Tom Dooley, She …

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Creative Words at Rapunzel’s

March 9, 2024 6:30PM – 8PM

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

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The River Runs South

March 8, 2024 7PM – 8:30PM

The River Runs South, Aubrey Ingram’s latest novel, is the story of Camille Taylor, whose life in the city breaks apart when her husband dies unexpectedly.

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Virginia Festival of the Book at the Paramount Theater

March 23, 2024 10:30AM – 8PM
Ticketed Event

One ticket gives you access to up-front section seating at all four Virginia Festival of the Book featured and headlining events at The Paramount Theater.

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Panelists will read aloud from anonymous submissions of the first 100 words of original, unpublished manuscripts, then discuss story elements that work, suggest story elements that could be improved, and answer questions from the audience.

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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.

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Blue Ridge Thrillers

March 22, 2024 2:30PM – 4PM

Three debut Crime Wave authors find the seamy underbelly lurking below the cool silhouette of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Moments in Time: Historical Fiction Breakfast

March 23, 2024 10AM – 12:30PM
Ticketed Event

We’ve added a few more tickets to this previously sold out event! Enjoy a delectable breakfast and sparkling mimosas with authors Brinda Charry, Adriana Trigiani and Jeannette Walls, in conversation with Rachel Beanland.

Event

Sequels & Segues: Crime Wave

March 23, 2024 11:30AM – 1PM

Three returning Crime Wave authors each share the latest books in their thrilling spy series.

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