Annual Literary Festival

Each Fall since 1978, Hampton Roads and University calendars remind us that for about a
week, our area becomes home to nationally and internationally renowned writers
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The 38th Annual Literary Festival
A Place to Stand

This year’s festival theme comes from the Archimedes quotation: Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth. The festival will celebrate diversity, determination, and the ways in which writers and artists change the way we see the world.

October 4-8, 2015

Scheduled Participants:

Jenny Boully
Edwidge Danticat
Ted Deppe
Cornelius Eady and Rough Magic
Percival Everett
Mitchel S. Jackson
A. Van Jordan
Garrison Keillor
John McManus
Manuel Muñoz
January Gill O’Neil
Michael Pearson
Susan Power
Josh Weil

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