2018 Lit Fair

Sat. March 24, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Omni Hotel - Atrium

212 Ridge McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Sponsored by: Green Valley Book Fair

Hosted by: Virginia Center for the Book


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Visit the Omni Atrium to explore the 2018 Lit Fair, featuring literary magazines, university presses and small publishers, and writing resources with books and book-related items for purchase. See the complete list of vendors along with links to their websites.


Appalachian Trail Conservancy Nonprofit managers of the Appalachian Trail
Ace Prism Glasses
Cedar Creek Publishing A Virginia Publisher of Virginia Books
Koehler Books A collaborative full-service publisher offering traditional, co-publishing and self-publishing models.
Obvious State Creative Studio and Literary Gift Brand
PathBinder Publishing Independent/Hybrid Publisher
Raven Crest Publishing and Production House, LLC
Randolph College Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing – Fiction, Poetry, Prose
Realm Makers A writers conference and seller of new books by authors of fantasy and science fiction
Rosarium Publishing, LLC Publisher of Science Fiction and Comics
Settlement House Books Publisher of poetry, including the annual Settlement House American Poetry Prize.
Shout Mouse Press   DC-based nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices. Our authors include Latinx immigrants, incarcerated youth, at-risk teens in Washington, DC, and exploited children in Haiti.
The Gettysburg Review A nationally recognized, award-winning literary journal. With an eclectic mix of contemporary poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art there’s surely something for everyone.
The Scribbling Lion, LLC  A small bookstore, focused on small press and independant products of exceptional quality.
Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association (VABA)  a nonprofit organization that supports the community of local, independent sellers of used, rare, and antiquarian books, maps, prints, autographs, and ephemera in Virginia and promotes public
Virginia Quarterly Review A national journal of literature and discussion at the University of Virginia
Virginia Writers Club, Inc. Celebrating our 100th year fostering the art, craft, business, and advocacy of the literary arts throughout the Commonwealth
Women Writing the West Women who write books about the west
WriterHouse Non-profit community writing center
WV Wesleyan College Low-Residency MFA Low-residency MFA in creative writing (fiction, poetry, nonfiction)

Book Signings at the Lit Fair, Throughout Saturday

Selected speakers with programs held elsewhere during the Festival will also sign books during the Lit Fair on Saturday, March 24, in half-hour time slots.

David Barclay Moore
Sheryll Cashin
Denise Kiernan
10:30 AM 
Donna M. Lucey
Hayden Saunier
Kelley Fanto Deetz
Caroline Preston
Jessie Chaffee
Denise Kiernan
Annabelle Kim
Abby Fabiaschi
Adam Giannelli
Tom Doyle
William Hitchcock
Ron Smith
Robert V.S. Redick
12:30 PM
Katia Ulysse
Henry Browne
Brendan Mathews
Tim Wendel
Andrew Kahrl
SJ Sindu
Kathleen Saville
Johanna Neuman
Richard Harris
Wayne Wiegand
Brandon Thibodeaux
Caitriona Perry
Jason Altmire
Dave Levitan
Meredith Wadman
Eric Puchner
Wendy Welch
Mark Fallon