Join us for a reception to honor women writers from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. We will gather at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the Annex of the U.Va. Alumni Hall, 221 Emmett Street.

This event is open to all and brings together local writers, University authors, participants from the Virginia Festival of the Book and students. This celebration also specifically honors female festival participants who have recently had their books published. Iris Magazine of the U.Va. Women’s Center is helping contribute to the event.

Please RSVP to Carol Gilbert at

This event is co-sponsored with the Virginia Festival of the Book. For more details on other events related to the festival, please visit the official website and continue to check the festival website for updated information.