Fall for the Book is Northern Virginia’s largest and oldest literary celebration, and has grown into a week-long, multiple- venue, regional festival that brings together people of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate reading.
This year’s exciting events will be conveniently held throughout Maryland, D.C. and Northern Virginia, bringing famous writers to your backyard. Currently there are 130 authors confirmed in fiction to nonfiction and poetry, covering a wide range of topics such as the Civil War, mind-body medicine, politics, the environment, economics, folklore, children’s books, and more. Authors coming to sign and speak about their books include Fairfax Prize winner E.L. Doctorow author of Ragtime and The March, American Indian writer and Mason Award winner Sherman Alexie, James Ellroy, author of international bestsellers L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia, and many more. A growing list of authors and more information is available at www.fallforthebook.org.