Rosa Castellano is a poet and teacher living in Richmond, VA. A finalist for Cave Canem’s Starshine and Clay Fellowship, her work can be found or is forth coming from RHINO Poetry, Passages North, Poetry South, The Ninth Letter and Poetry NorthWest among others.


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.


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.


Blue Hour

March 22, 2024 4PM – 5:30PM

A Black Japanese woman recovering from the emotional scars of a miscarriage ponders questions of motherhood when a boy in her community becomes a victim of police brutality.

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