2019 Publishing Day Lit Fair

Sat. March 23, 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 2019 Lit Fair, featuring literary magazines, university presses and small publishers, and writing resources with books and book-related items for purchase.


Cattail Run Hand Bookbinding We specialize in the restoration of rare books in addition to a full range of bookbinding services.

Gettysburg Review/Gettysburg College 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.

Jacar Press Publishing full-length collections, chapbooks, anthologies, and limited edition collectible book art. Supporting progressive causes and providing community workshops.

Lanternfish Press Founded in Philadelphia in 2013, publishes literature of the rare and strange: fiction that crosses the boundary between literary and speculative; real or imagined tales of characters at the margins of history; essays rooted in a strong sense of place; a cabinet of curious Victorian reprints. We seek the grotesque, the alien made familiar, the “I don’t know what this is—but I love it.”

New View Literature New View Literature has found talented writers and is excited to offer support to these emerging authors. Our goal is to provide expert help for the novelists to weave through the many complexities of publishing their fine works and allow them to better focus their energy to create excellent stories that contribute to your reading enjoyment.

Obvious State We’re a creative studio in pursuit of wisdom and beauty.We’re inspired by provocative language that has stood the test of time, poetry that captures the beauty of the human experience, and philosophy that drives us to examine and re-examine. All of our goods are meticulously crafted and printed on the finest papers and materials. After all, beautiful language deserves beautiful treatment.

Randolph College Two years of one-on-one mentorship, five ten-day residencies, and a lifetime of support. MFA in Poetry, Fiction, or Nonfiction

Suffolk River Heritage, Inc. Suffolk River Heritage’s mission is to advance historical knowledge and interest in the local communities of Crittenden, Hobson, Eclipse, Bennett’s Creek, and Suffolk. The foundation collects and publishes primary source material and oral history memoirs of its villagers. SRH will be a repository for the collected historic documents. Suffolk River Heritage, Inc. will document, share and perpetuate the history, experiences and contributions of the historic watermen and agricultural community.

Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association VABA is an organization of used, collectible, & antiquarian booksellers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our members include used bookstores, by-appointment and internet dealers, and suppliers to the book trade.

Virginia Center for the Book The Center’s book arts program hosts a community of member artists exploring books, paper, and printmaking through a hands-on studio located in Charlottesville’s Jefferson School. In addition to an exhibit of work produced at the studio, our inaugural Frank Riccio artist-in-residence, Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., will offer printing demonstrations as part of his Finding Wisdom residency.

Virginia Center for Literary Arts Our mission is to advance the art and craft of the written word to build a dynamic, innovative community in the exquisite surroundings of Winchester, Virginia. Every day, VCLA will augment the appreciation of and passion for the literary arts in adults and young people through programs that sponsor expression, education and the sharing of the written word. Our primary goal is at once simple yet critical: to afford writers with time and space to create, as well as resources to help sustain them at all stages of their careers.

VQR Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR) is a publication of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia, and is published quarterly in Charlottesville, Virginia. For three quarters of a century, VQR’s primary mission has been to sustain and strengthen Jefferson’s bulwark, long describing itself as “A National Journal of Literature and Discussion.”

Virginia Writers Club A leading organization of seasoned and aspiring writers who are dedicated to fostering the art, craft, business and advocacy of the literary arts throughout the Commonwealth.

WriterHouse Promotes the creation and appreciation of literature and encourages the development of writers of all levels by providing affordable, secure workspace and meeting space, high quality writing instruction, and literary events for the public.