Leah Esslinger spends her time exploring the hills and the history of the Blue Ridge Mountains. She earns her daily sourdough as a writer and researcher, currently working on a podcast and oral history project documenting Black life in Charlottesville, Virgina.


Mid-Century Fiction Lunch

March 25, 2023 12PM – 1:30PM
Ticketed Event

From Jamila Minnicks, winner of the 2021 Penn/Bellwether Prize for Socially-Engaged Fiction, and Sadeqa Johnson, the Library of Virginia People’s Choice award-winning author, come two novels set in the 1950s.

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