Maribeth Fischer, winner of the first award, celebrates the award's tenth anniversary.
VCU creative writers and lovers of literature gather to enjoy a reception.
2009 winner Deb Olin Unferth speaks about the evolution of her novel, Vacation.
Special receptions are held in the Cabell Room, James Branch Cabell Library.
NPR book critic Alan Cheuse recalls one of his favorite first novels at the 2011 festival.
2012 winner Justin Torres discusses his novel, We the Animals, with the audience.
VCU University Librarian John Ulmschneider with supporters of the award.
An appreciative audience listens to Victor Lodato describe his writing process.
Congratulations to Ramona Ausubel, winner of the 2013 award.
The award honors the journey an author makes from original thought to published book.
2011 winner David Gordon describes his complex, genre-bending novel, The Serialist.
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