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Author Talk Festival of the Book Event Space

Saturday, March 18 at 3:00pm to 7:00pm

BOOKMAKING 2:45-4:30

Studio Two Three, a Richmond community arts space that offers studios, classes and workshops, artist residency, and open doors, hosts historians G. Samantha Rosenthal and Gregory D. Smithers as they discuss their recent works. Rosenthal’s Living Queer History follows the development of the Roanoke LGBTQ+ community over many generations as members explore their relationship with the past, while Smithers’s Reclaiming Two-Spirits investigates the erasure and reveals the history of Indigenous gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender peoples.

Arrive a little early or stay late, and take part in creative book arts projects!

About Festival Preview EventsThis year, take part in our Festival Preview Events series from March 16 to 21, featuring author and book programs across Central Virginia: Crozet, Nelson County, Richmond, and Staunton, as well as in Southwest Virginia’s Washington County. Then, join us in Charlottesville from March 23 to 26 for the 2023 Virginia Festival of the Book!

Our Festival Preview Event Series is sponsored by Michelle and David Baldacci.

PartnersMany thanks to Studio Two Three for sharing their space.


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