As a community-driven effort, the Virginia Festival of the Book relies on the generous support of sponsors to make possible high-quality and free public programming that broadens attendees’ thinking.

Your sponsorship allows us to present exciting speakers in unique conversations, offer hybrid programming that is accessible, and reach audiences across Virginia and around the world. Whether you are interested in sponsoring a specific program or our programming as a whole, we offer sponsorships for any budget and interest.

Sponsorship Benefits

Depending on your investment in the Festival, these are just some of the benefits we offer:

  • Logo included on digital Festival guide (see sample) and site-wide 
  • Sponsor profile post on, with quote on social media (see sample)
  • Logo included on all Festival event slideshows 
  • Digital readers’ guide for your program posted on 
  • Name included on all Festival registration and post-event pages

CLICK HERE to download our 2022 Sponsorship Opportunities Overview to learn more about specific levels of support available.

For additional details about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Festival director Jane Kulow at or 434-924-7548. 

Visit for more details about our programming. The full schedule of events for the 2022 Festival will be announced in January 2022

Audience Feedback from the 2021 Festival

Thank you for making this happen virtually. Since I can’t drive and have disabilities, I never would have been able to attend the Virginia Festival of the Book otherwise.

Please consider doing this in post-pandemic years too.

Your festival is one of the best & I’m so happy to have discovered it.

Thank you for making this virtual and keeping it free—what a great festival!

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