Author Talk

Join us for the 11th Annual Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium's Author Talk. We are pleased to announce that J.A. Jance is our 2018 featured author.

Event Details

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Christopher Newport University, David Student Union
7 p.m., Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets Required; Free tickets will be Available Beginning September 10 at Participating Area Libraries


Free tickets for the author talk, question-and-answer session and book signing are available beginning Monday, September 10, at the sponsoring libraries of the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium, which consists of the public libraries of Newport NewsHamptonPoquoson and York County and the academic libraries of Christopher Newport UniversityHampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College.

Tickets will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to two per person while supplies last. Open seating to the event, to be held in the David Student Union at Christopher Newport University, is limited, and attendees are advised to arrive early. Ticket holders will be seated first; any remaining seats will then be open to the general public.


Every year, the VPLC partners with Thomas Nelson Community College. Students have the opportunity to design artwork for this annual event. This year, Mary Boone's artwork won the contest. Student entries will be on display at the event. Congratulations, Mary!