The Virginia Festival of the Book promotes and celebrates books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 24th annual festival will be held March 21-25, 2018.
Cville Pride is sponsoring the following discussions.
When: Thursday, March 22, 12 PM
Where: Central JMRL Library
Authors Jessie Chaffee (Florence in Ecstasy), Noley Reid (Pretend We Are Lovely), and Lauren Sanders (The Book of Love and Hate) discuss their work, following the stories of emotionally fractured characters.
When: Friday, March 23, 12 PM
Jim Downs (Stand By Me) and Dan Kois (The World Only Spins Forward) discuss their new books and the frequently overlooked LGBTQ histories.
When: Saturday, March 24 at 10 AM
Where: Barnes & Noble
Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes (The Sleeping World), Cara Hoffman (Running), and SJ Sindu (Marriage of a Thousand Lies) discuss their novels about young people and the fight to find oneself amidst the tumult and politics of the modern world.
When: Saturday, March 24 at 2 PM
Where: City Council Chambers
Journalist Elizabeth Flock (The Heart is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai) and novelist SJ Sindu (Marriage of a Thousand Lies: A Novel) discuss their books and the intimate perspectives they provide on marriages: arranged, loving, truthful, and otherwise.
See the full schedule and learn more about the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book.