Welcome to the Second Annual Crooked Steeple Literary Festival!

November 11, 2023

by Meredith Hall

This radiant novel by the New York Times bestselling author tells the story about  how a family finds their way back to goodness and peace after a sudden and terrible loss.  Hall weaves this story with powerful and meticulous prose, a masterpiece of compassion.

February 24, 2024

Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way & The Emancipation of Evan Walls
by Jeffrey Blount

Mr. Jimmy from Around the Way is Blount’s newest novel, coming January 2024, and is the incredible tale of the rise, fall, and redemption of a black millionaire. The Emancipation of Evan Walls tells the story of an intrepid young black boy growing up in the deep South during the turbulent times of integration of the 1960’s. 

April 27, 2024

Red Truck Bakery Cookbook
by Brian Noyes

How to make wonderful food from the famous chef of the Red Truck Bakery.  Brian Noyes is charming and his cakes will be featured at the reception!

The inaugural season of the Crooked Steeple Literary Festival featured poet Anne Mugler reading from her debut collection, Additional Possibilities for the Ark, Courtney Maum reading from her memoir, The Year of The Horses, and A.M. Holmes reading from her newest novel, The Unfolding.

The Crooked Steeple Literary Festival is sponsored by Falls Church Presbyterian Church with donations from Bards Alley Bookstore in Vienna, VA and the National Capital Presbytery.
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