Events

March 28 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us every Thursday evening at 8 pm for this special, ongoing reading series featuring one poet and one prose writer each week from the UVA Creative Writing MFA student body.

March 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Jane S. Foy’s book, The A to Z Guide for Primary Caregivers of Dementia Patients. A signing will follow.

March 30 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Chloe Benjamin's The Immortalists.

April 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Jane Alison's new book, Meander, Spiral, Explode.

April 05 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Marion Roberts.

April 05 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

April 07 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for the release of the third book in K. E. Lanning’s Melt Trilogy, Listen to the Birds. A signing will follow.

April 09 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Andy Weir’s science fiction novel Artemis.

April 11 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for a reading and Q&A with music critic and bestselling author Rob Sheffield.

April 12 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Honorable Men, a posthumous collection of short stories by beloved UVA professor Sydney Blair.

April 13 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ken Woodley’s book, The Road to Healing. A signing will follow.

April 13 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening with Francis Percival, who will share insights from his book Reinventing the Wheel, which explores organic and natural cheesemaking.

April 13 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Stephen Nachmanovitch’s book The Art of Is. A signing will follow.

April 19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Valencia Robin and Debra Nystrom.

April 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ian Johnson’s book The Bounce and The Echo. A signing will follow.

April 23 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us and Shakespeare on the Lawn for a special performance of Much Ado About Nothing.

April 24 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Ahmed al-Rahim’s book The Creation of Philosophical Tradition. A signing will follow.

April 26 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Sonja Yoerg, who will read from her new novel, True Places.

April 27 9:30am - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate National Independent Bookstore Day! Featuring activities for children and adults, guest booksellers, exclusive items, our annual party, and more.

May 03 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Nina Thompson and Tracy Landon.

May 03 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with short story writer Michael Croley (Any Other Place) and biographer Charles J. Shields (The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams & Stoner).

May 04 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a celebration of Lynn Martin’s posthumous collection of poems, Shiver.

May 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry and photography, featuring Claire Millikin and Alice Bailey.

May 07 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Helen Simonson’s novel Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.

May 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

May 11 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with poet Lauren Camp (Turquoise Door) and novelist Clifford Garstang (The Shaman of Turtle Valley).

May 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with novelist Christopher Tilghman, who will read from his new novel, Thomas and Beal in the Midi.

May 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring Jason Gray and Bahlmann Abbot.

March 24 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Belgian authors Kristien Hemmerechts and Annelies Verbeke discuss their latest novels.

March 23 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Mitchell S. Jackson, José Olivarez, and Sarah Smarsh will share and discuss their deeply personal works of nonfiction and poetry.

March 23 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Poets Francesca Bell, Lindsay Bernal, and Remica Bingham-Risher will read from their new collections.

March 23 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Karen Bender, and Chaya Bhuvaneswar will discuss their powerful collections of short stories.

March 23 10:00am - 11:30am

Authors Cathryn Hankla and Marion Winik will read from their nonfiction books about journeys of leaving and wandering.

March 22 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Maggie Anderson, Kevin Prufer, and Melissa Stein will read from their latest collections of poetry.

March 22 2:00pm - 3:30pm

André Alexis (Days by Moonlight) and Alyson Hagy (Scribe) will discuss their lyrical novels.

March 22 10:00am - 11:30am

Abigail DeWitt and Ed Pavlic will discuss their far-reaching fiction, featuring characters faced with global and personal turbulence.

March 21 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Joelle Biele, Kyle Dargan, and DaMaris Hill will read from their latest collections of poetry.

March 21 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Pam Dawling and co-authors Claudia Kousoulas and Ellen Letourneau will discuss their personal approaches to preserving, cultivating, and enjoying land responsibly in the Mid-Atlantic region.

March 21 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Rebecca Morgan Frank, January Gill O’Neil, and Leona Sevick will read from their new collections of poetry.

March 20 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Jarrett Krosoczka will give a solo reading as the second annual Carol Troxell Reader, sharing his personal story and artwork from his acclaimed new graphic memoir.

March 20 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Steve Cushman, Molly Minturn, and Kristen Staby Rembold will read from their new collections of poetry.

March 09 11:00am - 2:00pm

Join us for Storytime, held every Saturday at 11 AM and 1 PM! All ages welcome.

March 07 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Please join us for a reading in French and English with poet Alexander Dickow, who will read from his new book, Appetites.

March 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Sarah Smarsh’s memoir Heartland.

March 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

March 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Susan Patrick.

February 23 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Yaa Gyasi’s novel Homegoing.

February 22 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Claire Millikin and Blake Calhoun as they discuss their new book, Substance of Fire: Gender and Race in the College Classroom.

February 16 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Virginia writers J. Thomas Brown, JoAnn Meaker, and John Maxwell, who will be reading from their historical novels about strong women in history.

February 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poet Richard Lucyshyn and author Martine Kalaw.

February 09 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Evelyn Edson, who will be speaking about her translation of Cristoforo Buondelmonti’s manuscript Description of the Aegean and Other Islands.

February 09 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Michael Lewis: The Fifth Risk – with John Grisham at the Paramount

February 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we celebrate the release of Erin Clabough’s book Second Nature. A signing will follow.

February 05 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Esi Edugyan’s novel Washington Black.

February 02 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Carolyn Frazier, who will be speaking about her new book, Stanhope, Chronologically.

February 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

February 01 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of The Fiber and Stitch Art Collective.

January 31 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Michelle Damiani’s book The Road Taken: How to Dream, Plan, and Live Your Family Adventure Abroad.

January 26 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Madeline Miller’s novel The Song of Achilles.

January 18 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with bestselling author Leslie Jamison, who will be reading from her memoir, The Recovering.

January 14 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The UVA Club of Charlottesville Book Club will meet to discuss Don Winslow’s novel The Power of the Dog.

December 15 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a reading with DeSales Harrison, who will be reading from his debut novel, The Waters & the Wild.

December 14 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring essayist Helen Chandler and musician Sam Bush.

December 08 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Celebrate the holidays with New Dominion! Join us for a special evening of giveaways, hors d'oeuvres, and good cheer.

December 08 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with Scott Walker, who will read from his debut novel, Caminos.

December 08 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local author Dougie Morris, who will be reading from her children’s books, Toby and Sophie and Wilhelmina Under the Stairs.

December 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

This month, join us for a special edition of Friday Night Writes featuring UVA’s The Declaration.

December 07 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Blake Hurt.

December 05 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a conversation with activist and author Soraya Chemaly, who will be discussing her book, Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger.

December 01 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Laura Eve Engel’s debut poetry collection, Things That Go. A signing will follow.

December 01 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Laura Lee Gulledge's inspiring book Sketchbook Dares: 24 Ways to Draw Out Your Inner Artist. A signing will follow.

November 30 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join author and cocktail historian Philip Greene as he takes you back to the golden era of 1920s Paris.

November 24 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local author J. Robin Albertson-Wren, who will be sharing activities from her book Mindfulness for Kids.

November 17 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Author Alice Bingham Gorman will read from her debut novel, Valeria Vose.

November 17 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Ernest J. Gaines's novel The Tragedy of Brady Sims.

November 16 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poets T. R. Hummer and Benjamin Gucciardi and journalist Lauren Markham.

November 15 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the release of Adam Nemett’s debut novel, We Can Save Us All. A signing will follow.

November 11 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Libby McNamee's debut middle grade novel, Susanna's Midnight Ride. A signing will follow.

November 10 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry and photography featuring Austin Smith and William Wylie.

November 10 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local author Helen Williamson, who will be reading from her new children’s book, Adventures in Dinglewood.

November 03 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Susan McCulley's book, Buddha Cat. A signing will follow.

November 03 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with author Mark Loewen, who will be reading from his children’s book, What Does a Princess Really Look Like?

November 02 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

October 27 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Deborah Gold's memoir Counting Down, featuring a special appearance by the author.

October 26 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Jocelyn Johnson (The Best American Short Stories 2018) and Kembrew McLeod (The Downtown Pop Underground).

October 23 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with distinguished poet and essayist Mark Doty, who will read from his forthcoming memoir, What Is the Grass.

October 23 9:30am - 8:00pm

Stop by the shop for a hot-off-the-presses, signed copy of John Grisham’s new legal thriller, The Reckoning.

October 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with short story writers Chaya Bhuvaneswar (White Dancing Elephants) and Doug Lawson (Bigfoots in Paradise).

October 20 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a reading with Sharon Myrick, who will read from her YA novel School Tales.

October 19 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poets Lindsay Bernal and Caitlin Neely and memoirist Nicole Chung.

October 18 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the release of the second edition of Marijean Oldham's book 100 Things to Do in Charlottesville Before You Die. A signing will follow.

October 13 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Erika Howsare's book How is Travel a Folded Form? A signing will follow.

October 12 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of Appalachian story and song with Proal Heartwell and Bahlmann Abbot.

October 06 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening with author Keith Gessen, who will read from his new novel, A Terrible Country. A conversation with author Chad Harbach will follow.

October 05 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

October 05 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Jane Skafte.

October 04 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lee Graves Book Launch: Virginia Beer at Common House

September 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry with Erika Meitner (Holy Moly Carry Me) and Emilia Phillips (Empty Clip).

September 21 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Charlottesville Reading Series welcomes novelist Crystal Hana Kim and poet Kyle Dargan.

September 19 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the release of Inman Majors's novel Penelope Lemon: Game On! A signing will follow.

September 15 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us for a special Storytime with local author Wendy Zomparelli, who will be reading from her children's book, Princess Ingeborg and the Dragons.

September 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Novelist Lucy Tan (What We Were Promised) and poet Stephen Hitchcock will read from their work.

September 08 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Terry Samala de Guzman's book Here I Am. A signing will follow.

September 07 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7 PM on the first Friday of the month for Friday Night Writes, an evening of young writers performing their short stories, poetry, and music.

September 07 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for First Fridays as we celebrate the art of Uzo Njoku.

September 06 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In this interactive brown-bag lunch & learn from professional copywriter and brand strategist Elizabeth Hope Derby, uncover "How to Promote Yourself and Your Work (Without Feeling Like a Fraud or a Sleazeball)."

August 31 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a celebration of Paper Gardens: A Stroll through French Literature.

August 25 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Talley English's novel, Horse. A signing will follow.

August 23 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join authors Hawes Spencer, Claudrena Harold, and John Edwin Mason as they discuss their books Summer of Hate and Charlottesville 2017.

August 19 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us, in partnership with Virginia Humanities and The Bridge PAI, for an evening celebrating Earl Swift's new book, Chesapeake Requiem.

August 18 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Jesmyn Ward's novel Sing, Unburied, Sing.

August 17 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for an evening of poetry with Lisa Russ Spaar and George David Clark.

August 04 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with Will Boast, who will read from his debut novel, Daphne.

August 04 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a book talk and signing with Laura A. Macaluso, author of A Guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia.

July 28 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Anne Enright's novel The Green Road.

July 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring poet Sarah Rose Nordgren and writer Raennah Lorne.

July 17 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a reading with novelist Andrew Martin, who will be reading from his debut novel, Early Work.

June 30 10:30am - 12:00pm

The New Dominion Book Club will meet to discuss Colson Whitehead's novel The Underground Railroad.

June 29 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Virginia Soenksen’s debut science fiction novel, The Titan Strain. A signing will follow.

June 28 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the release of Mary Anna Dunn's debut poetry chapbook, Letters to Littles' Mills. A signing will follow.

June 23 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for an author talk with Charles McRaven, who will be discussing his books on homesteading skills and historical building techniques.

June 22 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join us for the release of Siva Vaidhyanathan's book Antisocial Media. A signing will follow.

June 20 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk and reading with Andrew Lawler, author of The Secret Token.

June 16 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Jon Meacham: The Soul of America – with John Grisham at the Paramount

June 15 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Charlottesville Reading Series, featuring novelist Randall Klein and musical duo Bird and Mantis (Lilly Bird and Matt Wyatt).

June 09 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for the release of Juliet Buesing's debut poetry collection, When He Leaves. A signing will follow.

June 08 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us for a book talk and photography presentation with Christopher Bickford, author of Legends of the Sandbar.