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From Virginia Festival of the Book Submissions Page:

Every March, the Virginia Festival of the Book presents five days of programming featuring hundreds of speakers discussing their new books, in addition to year-round virtual events in our Shelf Life series.

We select speakers through active recruitment as well as open submissions, June 1 through October 1 annually. During this time, we invite submissions of new, published books of fiction (including genre fiction), nonfiction, poetry, cookbooks, and books for young readers.

Books may be submitted by authors, illustrators, publicists, or other publishing professionals with permission. We encourage submissions by individuals from diverse backgrounds, including race and ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, class, and/or abilities.

Submissions for the 2022 Virginia Festival of the Book as well as the 2021-2022 season of Shelf Life virtual events will open on June 1.

2022 Submissions

Submission Deadline: October 1. Only online submissions are accepted.

To visit their submission’s page, click here.