Event: Virginia Festival of the Book

Event: Virginia Festival of the Book

Date: Mar. 20-24

Location: Charlottesville, VA

For more information, visit: http://www.vabook.org/index.html/

Description:

Virginia Festival of the Book , March 20-24,2013, Charlottesville, VA  sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. The Virginia Festival of the Book is a 5-day festival of mostly free literary events that are open to the public as we honor book culture and promote reading and literacy. On the program:

The Honorable John Lewis (D-GA 5) and Olympian John Carlos will participate in “American Icons: A Conversation with John Lewis and John Carlos,” on Saturday, March 23, 8:00 pm, in the Paramount Theater.

African American Biographies: Americans Who Changed History

Sat. March 23rd, 2013 – 12:00 PM

Featuring Wayne Dawkins (City Son: Andrew W. Cooper’s Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn), Anne S. Pruitt-Logan (Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe), and Valerie C. Cooper (Maria Stewart, The Bible & The Right of African Americans).

See more at: http://www.vabook.org/site13/program/details.php?eventID=75#sthash.YAJu5Q9b.dpuf