Karen A. Chase is the author of Carrying Independence—a 2020 Library of Virginia Literary Awards nominee—and a Virginia Foundation for the Humanities fellow. She’s a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and James River Writers.


Lawless Women

March 21, 2024 2PM – 3:30PM

Join bestselling authors Heather Webb, Katherine Howe, and Kathleen Grissom for a lively conversation about women who redefined their place in the world.


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.

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