The author of a best-selling book, a veteran singer-songwriter and the founders of a remarkable theater company are among the honorees in our 19th annual arts awards. more

Oct 17, 2016 8:30 AM Features

This year, 176 poems competed for the top spot in the biennial Shann Palmer Poetry Contest. more

Sep 12, 2016 9:00 AM Features

Celebrity tale-teller Kitty Kelley and several Pulitzer winning biographers are visiting Richmond for the Biographers International Organization conference, June 3-5. more

May 31, 2016 3:01 PM Datebook

Richmond magazine was the first-place winner at the 2016 RVA Awesome Adult Spelling Bee, hosted by the Podium Foundation at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery April 4. more

Apr 29, 2016 11:04 AM Datebook

We present a story based on actual events by Malik Hodari, 68, a lawyer and a recipient of the Silver Star and Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam, where he served from October 1966 to October 1967. more

Mar 29, 2016 3:39 PM Features

Back in November 1999, Richmond magazine put together a collection of essays for its "100 Years of Richmond" as an acknowledgment of the 20th century's end. Earl Hamner Jr. wrote a little something for us. more

Mar 25, 2016 3:34 PM Arts

Love is a great adventure for romance novelist Cathy Maxwell more

Dec 14, 2015 10:41 AM Arts

Robin Layton, former Richmond Times-Dispatch photojournalist, sets out to capture the spirit of the boisterous Seahawks fans in her new book, "12." more

Dec 1, 2015 6:14 PM Datebook

Three Richmond novelists in the past months have published books dealing with characters who are pretty fly. more

Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM Arts

Read Dale Hanks' story, "The Inspection," written during the Virginia War Memorial's 10-week Mighty Pen Project for veterans. more

Nov 11, 2015 12:00 AM Features

The Starr Foster Dance Project, with 20 performers, takes the words of eight and puts them in motion. more

Oct 2, 2015 2:11 PM Arts

Events, exhibitions, music and more in the month of October more

Oct 1, 2015 2:49 PM Datebook

The author of the acclaimed thriller "Rage Against the Dying" talks about her writing life and her upcoming appearance at the James River Writers Conference. more

Sep 28, 2015 12:14 PM Arts

Robin Traywick Williams is the winner of the sixth Best Unpublished Novel contest sponsored by James River Writers and Richmond magazine. Her book, The Key to the Quarter Pole, centers on an independent woman with a passion for horse racing. more

Sep 1, 2015 1:16 PM

James River Writers’ Aug. 26 edition of “The Writing Show” is set to pay homage to literary Virginia. more

Aug 25, 2015 12:08 PM Datebook

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