For Writers

Central Rappahannock Regional Library has many resources for our local writers, from research materials to how-to guides to get-togethers with other writers in our area.

Local Authors Reception: Thursday, May 23, 7:00-8:30, Porter Branch

Mix and mingle with local authors during this open house event. Writers from a variety of genres will be on hand to share their stories and experiences. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Attention authors
: Authors must register in advance. Please complete an online registration formopens a new window, or call 540-372-1144, extension 7339. Authors may also register in person at the Porter Branch.


Call for SubmissionsVirginia Author Project Indie Book Contest

Submissions are accepted here through May 31. Prizes and eligibility are also listed.


Local Author Visits

If you are a local author, please visit this page for more information about putting your book in our collection or to schedule visits at the branches.


Learn More About Your Craft

The books on these lists can help get you started on your novel’s journey.

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