Book Festival Speakers Announced

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As a holiday gift to you, we are thrilled to share the full list of featured speakers for VFH’s 2018 Festival of the Book! Totaling more than 300 authors, illustrators, and publishing professionals, the list is comprised of speakers with new books that span all genresSome highlights include:

  • Monica Hesse (American Fire) one of The New York Times‘ 100 Notable Books of 2017
  • Lisa Ko (The Leavers) one of Los Angeles Times‘ Best Fiction of 2017
  • Carmen Maria Machado (Her Body and Other Parties) one of Chicago Review of Books’ Best Fiction Books of 2017
  • Charles Mann (The Wizard and the Prophet) a three-time National Magazine Award finalist
  • David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet) one of Time’s Top Ten Young Adult and Children’s Books of 2017
  • Justin Spring (The Gourmands’ Way) one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2017

Explore the full list of 2018 Festival speakers »

Then, stay tuned for the complete Festival schedule, which will be announced on VaBook.org in mid-January 2018.