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Fall for the Book POSTER CONTEST

Fall for the Book POSTER CONTEST

Design an artistic poster, win $500, and see your work all over the region. Deadline: Postmarked April 1, 2019 Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that promotes reading by sponsoring a variety of year-round events and activities, the flagship of…

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Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas

Presents: An Evening with Angie Thomas Author of The Hate U Give THURSDAY, APRIL, 25 @ 7:30 PM Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center 3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030 Angie Thomas will close out Fall for the Book’s spring programming by discussing her #1…

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Announcing the 2019 New American Voices Award Judges

Announcing the 2019 New American Voices Award Judges

Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research have created an award to recognize recently published works that illuminate the complexity of human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing. The Contest The prize will be juried by Reyna Grande,…

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Hernán Díaz Wins Inaugural New American Voices Award for Immigrant Writers

Hernán Díaz Wins Inaugural New American Voices Award for Immigrant Writers

In a way…the spirit of this award I feel really speaks to my life story, and to the way in which I approach literature. -Hernán Díaz On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Hernán Díaz, author of the novel In the Distance, was awarded the inaugural Institute for Immigration…

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Our Twentieth Annual Festival is in the Books!

Our Twentieth Annual Festival is in the Books!

Cheers to 20 Years! Dear Friends & Festival Goers, Thank you to all of the readers who turned out to celebrate great literature during the 20th annual Fall for the Book festival this October 10-13. From our double-feature opening night with Paul Hawken and Tayari…

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Angie Thomas Has Been Rescheduled

Angie Thomas Has Been Rescheduled

  August 24, 2018 – Fairfax, VA: Fall for the Book announces that Angie Thomas’s reading on Saturday, October 13, 2018 has been postponed. Thomas was meant to close out the final day of the Fall for the Book festival in conversation with critic Bethanne…

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