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The Charlottesville Chapter of The Links Incorporated presents its thirteenth 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. Tickets are $60 and available in advance only. To purchase tickets, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or a member of the Charlottesville Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.More »
Book artist Lyall Harris (52 Books, 52 Weeks) shares examples from her exhibit, exploring the considerations of book format and features that flow from careful attention to concept. A discussion and reception with Virginia Arts of the Book Center (VABC) book studio demonstrations will follow.More »
Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses Vietnam, war, and literature, including his novel, The Sympathizer, and his nonfiction exploration of a conflict that lives on in the collective memory of both the Americans and the Vietnamese, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, and Vietnam.More »
Emily Gary and Tom Proutt (A Celebration of the Seasons: Goodnight Songs) will sign books and perform selections from their Goodnight Songs Series. The series pairs musical compositions with previously unpublished work by Margaret Wise Brown. Books will be available for purchase.
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Tags: StoryFest / Youth
Tracy Chevalier (At the Edge of the Orchard), Angela Flournoy (The Turner House), and Christopher Scotton (The Secret Wisdom of the Earth) discuss their distinctively American novels.
NOTE: This program is FREE, although tickets are required. Please click the Buy Ticket button on the program page to reserve your tickets.More »
Lisa Russ Spaar, editor of Monticello in Mind: Fifty Contemporary Poems on Jefferson, and contributing poets Jennifer Chang, Stephen Cushman, Rita Dove, Paul Guest, Thorpe Moeckel, Elizabeth Seydel Morgan, Debra Nystrom, Ron Smith, David Wojahn, and Charles Wright read their poems.More »