2020 Publishing Day Lit Fair

Sat. March 21, 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 and Terrence Sykes


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Visit the Omni Atrium to explore the 2020 Lit Fair, featuring literary magazines, university presses and small publishers, and writing resources with books and book-related items for purchase. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Exhibitors include:

Book Arts at the Virginia Center for the Book
Virginia Center for the Book’s book arts program engages in arts & humanities projects with a community-access approach and provides equipment and training resources for individual artists to practice their craft. The goal of our member artists group is to provide the public a direct educational experience with book arts—including printing, binding, and papermaking—amidst largest collection of letterpress type and equipment available for public use in the Commonwealth.

Brandylane Publishers, Inc.
At this small press, we believe that books make a difference, that the world is changed by the power of words and images. We’re accessible and love to hear from readers, writers, and book lovers.

jacar press
Jacar Press is a Community Active press publishing fine, diverse poetry and supporting positive change in communities

M. Revak and Company
M. Revak & Co. is an independent bookseller who handles book events for authors, from the well-known to the obscure. Specializes in signed first-editions and special orders. The book equivalent of an ancient journeyman.

Randolph College MFA program
Virginia’s low-residency MFA in Creative Writing

The Gettysburg Review
A nationally recognized, award-winning, quarterly literary magazine featuring some of the finest new writers and poets as well as some well established ones. Some of the best of today’s poetry fiction, essays, and art.

Thick Press
Publishing unusual books about care work and the work of care. A collaboration between a social worker and a graphic designer.

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Vinegar Hill Magazine
Vinegar Hill Magazine is a space that is designed to support a more inclusive social narrative, to promote entrepreneurship, and to be a beacon for art, culture, and politics in the Central Virginia region.

Virginia Quarterly Review
Virginia Quarterly Review magazine has made good its purpose of becoming a national publication of popularity and prestige, of independence and integrity. Readable and responsible, it is also entertaining.

Virginia Writers Club
The Virginia Writers Club fosters the art, craft, and business of literary arts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

WriterHouse is a community writing center offering guidance and tools to writers in all genres in central Virginia.