Welcome to the Williamsburg Book Festival
a FREE event for Readers and Writers Celebrating Creativity!
Mark your calendars:
Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Stryker Center
412 North Boundary Street
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Spring 2017 #RainLit
In collaboration with Triangle Arts & Culture League, the Book Festival has created public literary art.
Want to see #RainLit?
Document your discovery of RainLit with a photo & #RainLit on social media.
City of Williamsburg
Francis St. – between Boundary and Henry
S. Henry St - between Francis and Ireland
Prince George St – sidewalk behind the churches & at the Triangle Building
Jamestown Rd – sidewalk at Christian Science Reading Room & across from the College of William & Mary
Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center on Westover Ave.
Colonial Folk Arts on Bacon Ave.
New Town in James City County
Guernsey Tingle Architects
The Corner Pocket
New York Times
Kathryn Aalto is landscape designer, historian, lecturer and a New York Times Bestselling author.
For the past twenty-five years, her focus has been on places where nature and culture intersect: teaching literature of nature and place, designing gardens, and writing about the natural world. She is the author of two books: The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood (2015) — a People Magazine Best Pick in Nonfiction and a feature on National Public Radio — and Nature and Human Intervention (2011).
As a writer, she has a special interest in the geography of childhood and literary landscapes.
Reviews of her latest book and her own writing have appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune. She gives keynote talks and lectures widely, both nationally and internationally, to arboretums, libraries, historical schools and garden and civic clubs on a range of topics including The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh, literature of nature and place and creative nonfiction.
The Williamsburg Book Festival is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your support is appreciated.
The festival appreciates the generosity of our sponsors.
Attend & Support Area Authors
The Festival is free & open to the public!
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• History • Ghosts • Biographies/Memoirs • How-To • Poetry • Cookbooks • Mystery • Romance • Fiction • Adventure • Children's • Self-Improvement • Young Adult • Non-Fiction • Science Fiction • Fantasy • Military • Suspense • Travel •