White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia
Kiki Petrosino, poet, VFH Residential Fellow, and Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville, will introduce poems from her latest book-in-progress. With White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia Petrosino contemplates what it means to be a mixed-race Virginian in light of the region’s fraught racial history. Inspired by research into her enslaved ancestors’ […]
Bryan Stevenson - Photo by Nina Subin
Virginia Festival of the Book to Host Acclaimed Social Justice Advocate Bryan Stevenson
VFH’s Virginia Festival of the Book presents one of the most essential African American voices of our time. 3/19 – Charlottesville
Traditional Bolivian dancers parade through the Richmond Folk Festival. Photo by Pat Jarrett/The Virginia Folklife Program
VFH Receives $126,797 Grant from NEH
VFH receives funding for “A State of Many Nations: Immigration and the Changing Face of Virginia”, a community-based project including Virginia Festival of the Book discussions, statewide public programs, and a teacher’s guide.