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Reading Under the Influence at the Virginia Festival of the Book

  • common house 206 west market street charlottesville, VA 22902 (map)

From the Virginia Festival of Books web site:

Common House

206 West Market Street, Charlottesville, Va. 22902

Sponsored by: W. Tucker Lemon, Virginia Humanities Board member and advocate for Reading Under the Influence

Hosted by: Charlottesville Reading Series and Virginia Quarterly Review

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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Friday Black), John Lingan (Homeplace), and Mathangi Subramanian (A People’s History of Heaven) give short readings of their work during this annual “late-night” Festival program. Jesse Jarnow (Wasn’t That a Time) and Tim Mohr (Burning Down the Haus) will deejay.

Just steps away from the Omni Hotel Charlottesville, enjoy the work of acclaimed emerging writers in an informal setting, with music, drinks, and mingling.

Please note: Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Book sales of readers’ work will also take place throughout the evening.

This event is on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Monacan people. Check out the work of Monacan poet Karenne Wood.