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Virginia Festival of the Book

Virginia Festival of the Book

5 days, hundreds of authors - March 21-25

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Book lovers including 10,000 students meet their favorite authors

19 million

Listeners across the country gain new perspectives on history through our podcasts and radio programs

$5.9 million

Invested in humanities programs across Virginia last year


Of cultural organizations around the state received vital funding last year

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