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VQR at the Virginia Festival of the Book

PUBLISHED: March 21, 2007

The big annual literary shindig here in C’ville, the Virginia Festival of the Book, starts today. Here’s a rundown of selected events featuring VQR contrbutors:

  • Deborah Prum
    “The Gift of Advice: Critique Groups, Editors, and Everything-in-Between”
    Wed, 3/21, 4pm, Central Library, McIntire Room
  • Marisa de los Santos
    “What Makes of a Discussible Book?”
    Thu, 3/22, Noon, Gravity Lounge
  • Pauline W. Chen
    Reading from her book Final Exam
    Thu, 3/22, 2pm, UVA Bookstore
  • Gregory Orr
    Discusses his contribution to the NPR program “This I Believe”
    Thu, 3/22, 8pm, Barnes & Noble
  • Stephen Cushman, Charlotte Mathews, and Sharon Leiter
    “Poets on Teaching Poetry”
    Fri, 3/23, 10am, UVA Harrison Institute
  • Michael Chitwood and Michael McFee
    “After Appalachia: Poets Moving the Mountains”
    Fri, 3/23, Noon, Barnes & Noble
  • Victoria Chang
    Poetry Reading
    Fri, 3/23, 2pm, UVA Bookstore
  • David Roderick
    Poetry Reading
    Fri, 3/23, 4pm, Barnes & Noble
  • R. T. Smith and David H. Lynn
    Fiction Reading
    Fri, 3/23, 4pm, UVA Bookstore
  • Kevin Young
    Poetry Reading
    Fri, 3/23, 8pm, UVA Bookstore
  • Stephen Cushman and Elizabeth Seydel Morgan
    Poetry Reading
    Sat, 3/24, 10am, New Dominion Bookshop
  • R. T. Smith, David H. Lynn, and VQR editor Ted Genoways
    Literary Editors Panel
    Sat, 3/24, Noon, Omni Hotel, Salon A
  • Michael Chitwood and Michael McFee
    “Stanza Break: When Poets Commit Prose”
    Sat, 3/24, Noon, Barnes & Noble
  • Luis Alberto Urrea
    “Immigration: Where Are We Going?”
    Sat, 3/24, 4pm, City Council Chambers

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