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Authors Cary Holladay, Bruce Holsinger to read at New Dominion Bookshop July 3

New Dominion BookshopNew Dominion Bookshop will host a book reading and signing with fiction writers Cary Holladay and Bruce Holsinger on Wednesday, July 3, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

Holladay will be reading from her new collection, Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella, and Holsinger will be reading from his new novel, The Gifted School. This event will be free and open to the public.

Holladay’s awards include an O. Henry Prize and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella is her eighth volume of fiction. Previous books include Horse People: Stories and The Deer in the Mirror. Her stories and essays have appeared in Alaska Quarterly ReviewBlackbirdCincinnati ReviewThe Georgia ReviewThe Hudson ReviewThe Sewanee ReviewShenandoahTin HouseVirginia Quarterly Review, and many other journals. She teaches creative writing at the University of Memphis. Her work reflects the history and folklore of her native Virginia. For more details, visit

Holsinger is a fiction writer and literary scholar based in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is the author ofThe Gifted School, to appear from Riverhead (Penguin Random House) in summer 2019; as well as A Burnable Book (2014) and The Invention of Fire (2015), award-winning historical novels published by William Morrow (HarperCollins). His essays and reviews have appeared in The New York TimesThe New York Review of BooksThe Washington PostSlate, and many other publications. Since 2005 he has taught in the Department of English at the University of Virginia, where he specializes in medieval literature and modern critical thought and serves as editor of the quarterly journal New Literary History.

About New Dominion Bookshop

Serving Albemarle and Central Virginia since 1924, New Dominion Bookshop is the oldest independent bookseller in Virginia. Located in Historic Downtown Charlottesville, New Dominion is a general trade bookshop that serves as the hub for readings and other literary events in the community. For more information, visit