Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium

2020 Author Talk Canceled


The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium's 2020 Author Talk has been canceled due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The annual event has celebrated reading and the love of books in the Hampton Roads area since it debuted in 2007. The author talks will resume in October 2021.

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Previous events featured best-selling authors Amy Tan in 2007, Walter Mosley in 2008, David Baldacci in 2009, Orson Scott Card in 2010, Catherine Coulter in 2011, Nikki Giovanni in 2012, Jeff Shaara in 2013, T.C. Boyle in 2014, Brad Parks in 2015, Adriana Trigiani in 2016, C.J. Box in 2017, J.A. Jance in 2018, and Rita Mae Brown in 2019. Visit our collection of ebooks and audiobooks by previous VPLC authors at OverDrive.

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The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium brings together the public libraries of Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and York County and the academic libraries of Christopher Newport University, Hampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College, collectively serving all residents of the Virginia Peninsula. The Consortium was formed in 2006 to encourage the study and enjoyment of books and to foster cooperation among all types of libraries on the Peninsula. Programs presented by the Consortium are free and open to the public. To keep up-to-date on Consortium author events, sign up for the emailed newsletter or "like" the Consortium's Facebook page.