Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2022 Author Talk has been canceled. Check back summer 2023 for information about our 2023 Author Talk.
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Previous Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium 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, Rita Mae Brown in 2019, and Jeffery Deaver in 2021. The Consortium formed in 2006 to encourage the study and enjoyment of books and to foster cooperation among all types of libraries on the Peninsula.
VPLC partners with Thomas Nelson Community College in an annual event artwork contest. Students have the opportunity to design artwork for the event including posters, bookmarks, and tickets. Student entries will be on display at the event.
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. 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.