march, 2021

13mar7:00 pmNBF Presents: The Work of Fiction7:00 pm EST

Event Details

Deesha Philyaw. (Photo credit: Vanessa German)
Megha Majumdar. (Photo credit: Elena Seibert)
Rumaan Alam. (Photo credit: David A. Land)

Three 2020 honorees for the National Book Award for Fiction Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind, Finalist), Megha Majumdar (A Burning, Longlist), and Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, Finalist) discuss their books and fiction’s place in contemporary American culture. Presented in partnership with the Virginia Festival of the Book, this event will be available for free on-demand viewing at

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Randy Winston


Moderated by Randy Winston, the fiction editor at Slice Literary Magazine.


(Saturday) 7:00 pm EST




Virginia Festival of the Book Charlottesville, VA