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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

AUTHOR APPEARANCE & BOOK SIGNING THE TRIBE BY CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Place: The Poe Museum, 1914 E. Main St., Free

Clay McLeod Chapman will provide a spirited reading of his work and sign copies of his books. His most recent books are part of The Tribe trilogy, focusing on the wilder side of middle school.


BOOK LAUNCH
SILENT MURDERS BY MARY MILEY THEOBALD

BOOK LAUNCH SILENT MURDERS BY MARY MILEY THEOBALD
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free

Virginia author and historian Mary Miley will present Silent Murders, the second book in her Roaring Twenties mystery series. A book signing and reception will follow the talk.


FILM SCREENING: FRIDA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM–9:30 PM
Place: The Byrd Theatre, 2908 W. Cary St., Free but donations encouraged

Frida depicts the professional and private lives of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, portrayed by Salma Hayek, and earned Academy Awards for best makeup and best original score. The evening will start with 2006–2008 Poet Laureate of Virginia Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, who will speak about her research for her book The Embrace, a view into the artistic worlds of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and share some of her poems. Though the event is free, donations will be accepted gratefully to support the ongoing operations and preservation of the Byrd Theatre.


Virginia Literary Festival

Virginia Literary Festival
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 — Sunday, October 19, 2014
Place: Venues throughout Richmond, Cost: Varies

Anchored by the popular James River Writers Conference and the elegant Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration, the Virginia Literary Festival celebrates Virginia's rich literary resources with a week-long series of events. For information about tickets and events visit the Virginia Literary Festival website at www.literaryva.com.