Monday, January 23, 2006

Our Very Own Book Festival

Celebrating literature and literacy

Don't Forget - Make Plans Now! It's Free!

Stay with us in Sugar Hollow and attend as many readings, panels, and discussions with authors, illustrators and publishing professionals as you please.

Advance schedule will be available online on February 1 at www.vabook.org.

Virginia Festival of the Book - 5 Days - Wednesday, March 22 - Sunday, March 26, 2006

Check the list of authors attending and presenting at www.vabook.org.

A very short list for you:

Barbara Kingsolver and John McCutcheon together on stage at the Paramount Theater

Art Buchwald, Tim Flannery, Michael Connelly, Karen Slaughter, Paula Woods, Rita Dove, Sarah Kenedy, Gregory Orr, Barbara Erenreich, Milton Viorst, Richard McCann,George Garrett, Jeanne Ray and dozens of authors more.

The eleventh annual Virginia Festival of the Book will be March 22-26, 2006. Readings, panel discussions and book signings are held throughout the area during the days and evenings of the festival. Admission to everything except for special luncheons and receptions are free and open to the public. There are usually about 150 total programs, including adult and children's programming.

VABook! can hold special pleasures for group tours visiting the area. With the schedule, group members could disperse, selecting individually programs which suited them. Readings and panels are free and open to the public.
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