Festival of the Book at New Dominion Bookshop

New Dominion Events at Festival of the Book 2020

Check out all of the great events coming to New Dominion during the 2020 Virginia Festival of the Book.

New Dominion Bookshop is pleased to be hosting the following events during the 2020 Virginia Festival of the Book. All events will be free and open to the public. A full schedule of Festival events is available here.

Wednesday, March 18

Bearing Witness, Then and Now: Poetry Reading
Featuring Lauren Alleyne, Iréne Mathieu, and Amy Woolard
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Thursday, March 19

Antidote to Despair: A Poetry Reading
Featuring Cam Awkward-Rich, Kate Daniels, and Gregory Orr
12:00 – 1:30 PM

Seeing the World in Short Stories
Featuring Tara Campbell, Peg Alford Pursell, and Rion Amilcar Scott
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Writing LGBTQ Stories: Fiction
Featuring Elizabeth Earley, David Brendan Hopes, and Carter Sickels
4:00 – 5:30 PM

Friday, March 20

From Satirical to Political: Fiction for Change
Featuring Megan Angelo, Rion Amilcar Scott, and Deb Olin Unferth
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Animals & Allegory
Featuring Rick Hodges, Johanna Stoberock, and Deb Olin Unferth
12:00 – 1:30 PM

Carol Troxell Reader: Cara Black
Featuring Cara Black
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Worlds Within a Body: A Poetry Reading
Featuring Franny Choi, Leah Naomi Green, and Morgan Parker
4:00 – 5:30 PM

Saturday, March 21

Writing the Anthropocene
Featuring Amitav Ghosh, Lindsay Lerman, and Johanna Stoberock
10:00 – 11:30 AM

Seeing Nature Anew
Featuring Thorpe Moeckel, Margaret Renkl, and Laura-Gray Street
12:00 – 1:30 PM

Cool Music: Origin Stories
Featuring Jack Carneal and Grace Elizabeth Hale
2:00 – 3:30 PM

Power of Song and Silence: A Poetry Reading
Featuring Ilya Kaminsky, Jeanne Larsen, and John Murillo
4:00 – 5:30 PM

Sunday, March 22

Finding Yourself in Fiction: Self-Discovery and Re-Discovery
Featuring Gabriel Bump, Lindsay Lerman, and Aatif Rashid
1:00 – 2:30 PM