|PIC: Harry Crews is still head of the pack |
at the Virginia Festival of the Book! —
with Ted Geltner and Steve Weddle at
New Dominion Bookshop. Photo by Shannon Byrne
By Steve Weddle
This past weekend, Charlottesville hosted the Virginia Festival of the Book.
On a panel about southern writing, I got to chat with Ted Geltner about his Harry Crews biography and Jean W. Cash about her essay anthology, Rough South, Rural South. The next day, I talked with Randall Silvis, Robin Yocum, Diane Les Becquets, and John Hart about crime fiction on a "Caught Up in Crime" panel.
|Caught Up in Crime panel. Photo by Rita Ramirez McCauley|
Terrence McCauley was on a swell "Techno Thriller" panel and discussed his new book, A Murder of Crows.
|Steve Weddle, Terrence McCauley, Sean Fate at VaBook.|
|Bill Beverly, Steph Post, David Swinson|
Other swell authors were there, via some VaBook flickr ->
A fun time was had by all. Find out more about the festival here and plan to visit Charlottesville next spring for the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book. Drinks are on David Swinson.
Would love to come next year. Always hear how beautiful the city is. And have never seen Monticello.
Thanks for the fun photos! Good seeing you there, though too briefly....
Nice photos. I'll start saving up for the drinks.
now i want to come next year
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