Use the BOOK CITY Calendar to connect at readings with local and nationally known authors.
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The Big Picture on Annual Events
★ Set a reading goal for the year
★ Hollins/Mill Mountain Theatre Winter Festival of New Works (January-February)
★ Check the Roanoke Times Back Cover Blog for the annual book activity.
★ Virginia Festival of the Book
★ Lex Allen Literary Festival
★ Jackson Poetry Reading (April)
★ Roanoke Book and Author Dinner (April)
★ Roanoke Author Invasion (April)
★ The Wyndham Robertson Library Hike at Hollins University (April)
★ Writer by Bus (April-March)
★ READ LOCAL: A celebration of local authors (May)
★ Artemis Annual Issue Launch Party (May)
★ Tinker Mountain Writers Workshop Readings (June)
★ Hollins / Mill Mountain Summer Festival of Play Readings (August)
★ Fredericksburg Independent Book Festival
★ Artemis Annual Poetry Reading at Hollins (November)
★ Hollins Creative Writing Faculty Harvest Reading (November)
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