Virginia Festival of the Book Blog

Reflecting on the 2016 Festival

By all counts, this year’s Virginia Festival of the Book was another success. Thank you for being part of it!

Weekend Highlights

Bryan Stevenson, Crime Wave, StoryFest, Romance, Pub Day

Friday Highlights

Discrimination, Pulitzer Poets, Reading Under the Influence, Sci-Fi

Major Road Closures Saturday

Don’t let these road closures make you late for Festival events on Saturday morning.

Thursday Highlights

Festival Luncheon, Immigration, Cultural Identity, Cookbook Demos

Wednesday Highlights

Leadership Breakfast, Opening Ceremony, Pulitzer Authors

New Luncheon Speaker: John Grisham

Bestselling author, friend, and neighbor, John Grisham, will speak at the 2016 Festival Luncheon.

Changes & Cancellations

The following changes have been made to schedule and author pages. We regret any inconvenience these may cause, and we encourage you to check this page for any additional updates.

Books & Bizou

On Saturday, March 19, ticketholders who who will attend An Evening with Bryan Stevenson are invited to enjoy a special prix fixe dinner menu at Charlottesville’s beloved Bizou restaurant.