Emily Thiede is the author of This Vicious Grace and This Cursed Light, romantic fantasies that have been published in over a dozen languages, and she serves as Vice Chair of the board for WriterHouse, a Charlottesville-area writing nonprofit.


Festival Friday

March 22, 2024 5PM – 8PM

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.


Fantastical Love: Young Adult Fiction

March 23, 2024 10AM – 11:30AM

Two lush teen love stories set in otherworldly worlds bring two Caribbean authors together: Lauren Blackwood, author of Wildblood; and Lauren Yero, author of Under this Forgetful Sky.

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With generous support from Michelle and David Baldacci

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