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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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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 House on Sun Street

March 12, 2024 7PM – 8:30PM

Author Mojgan Ghazirad will discuss her latest book, The House on Sun Street, at Staunton Public Library.

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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!

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Julia Ridley Smith at Fountain Books

March 14, 2024 6PM – 7:30PM

Join Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice for a lively, interactive conversation with author Julia Ridley Smith.

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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.

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Remica Bingham-Risher at Heritage Public Library

March 16, 2024 1PM – 3PM

Remica Bingham-Risher will read from and discuss her latest collection, Room Swept Home, which retraces trauma and truth in her own family line, weaving in historical documents from her ancestors.

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Art Speak

March 16, 2024 2PM – 4PM
Ticketed Event

Join us for a writing workshop at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College.

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Half-Life of a Stolen Sister and Performances from Wuthering Heights

March 17, 2024 11AM – 1:15PM
Ticketed Event

Join author Rachel Cantor as she reads from her new novel, Half-Life of a Stolen Sister, an innovative revisioning of the Brontë family’s lives.

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Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White

March 20, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

In Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White, Patricia Sullivan examines Kennedy’s story with the Black freedom struggles of the 1960s.

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Unsung Women

March 20, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

Expand your understanding of three historic women in this inspiring panel with Ruth P. Watson, Virginia Pye, and Stephanie Dray.

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Defining Housewife: Nostalgia, Stereotypes & Womanhood

March 20, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

In Housewife, novelist and nonfiction author Lisa Selin Davis turns an inquisitive eye on the outdated but persistent concept of homemaker.

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