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Events Tag: Virginia Festival of the Book

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There are no upcoming events for Virginia Festival of the Book.

Past Events

Kate Samworth — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

CHARACTERS COME ALIVE: THE POWER OF ILLUSTRATION: Robert Gipe (Weedeater), Robert Meganck (Superlative Birds), and Kate Samworth (Liza Jane & the Dragon) discuss their detailed and, at times, whimsical book illustrations, and the power of artwork to ignite a narrative.

Laurie Loewenstein — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

DEATH IN A PARTICULAR TIME AND PLACE: Charles Belfoure (The Fallen Architect), John Copenhaver (Dodging and Burning), David Downie (The Gardener of Eden), and Laurie Loewenstein (Death of a Rainmaker) discuss their newest titles, defined in part by setting and location, and which present fascinating stories of intrigue.

Katia D. Ulysse — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Celebration Brunch: A Tribute to the African American Literary Tradition. The Charlottesville Chapter of The Links Incorporated presents its fifteenth annual Celebration of the African American Literary Tradition, including brunch, musical and spoken word performances by community youth, a tribute to book festival authors, book sales, and signing. Ballroom doors open at 11:00 AM and […]

Tayari Jones & Katia D. Ulysse — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Three-Handed Hearts: Fiction. Authors Leesa Cross-Smith (Whiskey & Ribbons) and Tayari Jones (An American Marriage, editor of Atlanta Noir) discuss their novels and how life, and love, continues beyond separation. Moderated by Katia D. Ulysse (author of Mouths Don’t Speak).

Katia D. Ulysse — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Katia D. Ulysse (Mouths Don’t Speak) will appear on a panel entitled “Fiction: International Stories, Shared Humanities,” alongside Adrienne Benson (The Brightest Sun) and Annabelle Kim (Tiger Pelt), discussing international disasters, resilience, and the heartbreaking impact on interwoven lives. The event will take place in Central JMRL Library.

Lauren Sanders — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Lauren Sanders (The Book of Love and Hate), will appear on a panel called “Fractured Characters: Fiction,” along with authors Jessie Chaffee (Florence in Ecstasy) and Noley Reid (Pretend We Are Lovely) to discuss their work, following the stories of emotionally fractured characters.


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