Letters About Literature
Students across the Commonwealth are invited to write a personal letter to an author they admire, an author of a book (fiction or nonfiction) that inspired them.
Letters About Literature is sponsored nationally by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and is organized in Virginia by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
Route One Reads
Connecting the 2,369 miles of U.S. Route 1 from Ft. Kent, Maine, to Key West, Florida, the Route One Reads initiative is a partnership between 16 affiliate Centers for the Book to promote books that illuminate important aspects of their states or commonwealths for readers traveling the major and meandering highway.
The initiative was launched at the 2015 National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
Virginia Arts of the Book Center
We engage in humanities and arts projects with a community-access approach and are a resource for individual artists. We exist to provide the public a direct experience with book arts.
Virginia Festival of the Book
The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.
Produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH), the largest of the fifty-six state (and territory) humanities councils, the Festival is a program of the Virginia Center for the Book, an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.