We're looking forward to the 43rd Annual ODU Literary Festival, this year offered as virtual programs from 4-8 October.
This year's theme is "Grit & Grace" - to honor writers, artists, and makers who give us the grace, even hope, living as we do in a world fraught with a myriad difficulties and challenges..
We have a lineup of AMAZING writers— so please mark your calendars and we will see you there!
4 October, Sunday
Thesis/Graduation Readings, Writers in the ODU MFA Creative Writing Program
5 October, Monday
Hanif Abdurraqib * Marie Mutsuki Mockett * Nishat Ahmed and Joanna Eleftheriou * Maggie Smith
6 October, Tuesday
Grace Talusan * Daniel Mueller * Marcel0 Hernandez Castillo
7 October, Wednesday
Jake Skeets * Rebecca Bengal and Luisa A. Igloria * Kishi Bashi in "Omoiyari:" A Musical Conversation
8 October, Thursday
Suzanne Strempek Shea * Aimee Nezhukumatahil
If you are in Hampton Roads, you can purchase these writers' books at the ODU Bookstore on Monarch Way.