Virginia Festival of the Book

VA Festival of the Book Local Authors/Local Stories

VA Festival of the Book Local Authors/Local Stories

Jimmy was a featured author at the Virginia Festival of the Book. 

The Festival took place in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 20 – 24, 2013 and celebrated authors and reading with many, mostly free events.

Jimmy was at Northside Library at Albemarle Square on Wednesday, March 20 as part of the Local Authors, Local Stories program. He entertained the room with humorous comments and stories related to his memoir about growing up the Irish Catholic Highbridge neighborhood of the Bronx. 

See some clips of Jimmy’s panel presentation below. Other authors on the panel included Mary Helen Detmer and photographer Lee Beltrone (Brown’s Coves Poems: Along Doyle’s River), Gerry Kruger (On Kruger Pond: Charlie’s Story), Ruth Shorter (Adventures of Peyton Manning: Diabetic Service Dog) and Kathleen Olowin (Angels in My Heart: A Journey of Love and Loss).