Join pop culture critic and author of 60 Songs that Explain the ‘90s Rob Harvilla to hear some throwback tunes and reminisce about the ‘90s.
Each year, the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library invites all book lovers to participate in the Same Page Community Read, providing local residents with the opportunity to read and discuss a single book within their community.
Acclaimed author Sarah Weinman will talk about her most recent book, Evidence of Things Seen: True Crime in an Era of Reckoning, an anthology that shines a light on true stories …
In celebration of our 30th Anniversary, the Virginia Festival of the Book is hosting our very first “Festival Friday,” on and around the Downtown Mall.
Join New York Times bestseller Jami Attenberg for an engaging talk about her newest book, 1000 Words: A Writer’s Guide to Staying Creative, Focused, and Productive All Year Round.
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.
Enjoy food, drinks, dancing and a celebration of three incredible decades of festival memories—for a night you won’t forget for another 30 years!
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.
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!
Author Mojgan Ghazirad will discuss her latest book, The House on Sun Street, at Staunton Public Library.
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!
Join Fountain Bookstore owner Kelly Justice for a lively, interactive conversation with author Julia Ridley Smith.
Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb will talk about her newest installment in The Marvin Chronicles: The Life and Times of Feral Sam.
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and discuss her latest collection, Room Swept Home, which retraces trauma and truth in her own family line, weaving in historical documents from her ancestors.
Join us for a writing workshop at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College.
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.
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld’s Judaism Disrupted re-envisions a Judaism that cultivates inner qualities such as gratitude, patience and generosity, reshaping the tradition into something radically new.
Expand your understanding of three historic women in this inspiring panel with Ruth P. Watson, Virginia Pye, and Stephanie Dray.
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.