May 25, 2024

Virginia Festival Welcomes Author Submissions

The 22nd Virginia Festival of the Book is now open for submissions.

Do you have a book being published in 2015 or by mid-March 2016? Our offices are now taking  submissions for the 22nd annual Virginia Festival of the Book, March 16-20, 2016.Festival of the Book

Guidelines and the online form can be found via How To Participate. The deadline is Oct. 1, 2015.

Here’s what some of our 2015 authors had to say about their experience:

It was an absolute treat for me to be included in the festival. – Katherine Paterson

I love it when an audience has a good time, and I felt that they did. We enjoyed meeting everyone. Congratulations on such a grand accomplishment the festival is! – Frances Mayes

Everyone was super-awesome and it was an absolute pleasure to be there. I hope I can do this again in the future. – Grady Hendrix

It was such a pleasure to be a part of the Festival this year and to spend time with you and the terrific authors on my panels! – Maureen Corrigan

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your hospitality and for inviting me to be a part of the Virginia Festival of the Book. It was a wonderful experience I hope someday to repeat. I hope next year’s gig is even more successful for you all. – Reed Farrel Coleman

Notifications will be sent after the October 1 deadline. Any questions? Check VaBook.org or write vabook@virginia.edu.

Thank you,

JANE B. KULOW
Program Director, Virginia Festival of the Book
Office 434 924-7548  | Cell  434 806-4004

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