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Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

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TEL: (225) 219 - 9503 Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
www.LouisianaBookFestival.org

Contact us

Louisiana
Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

If you are looking for Information on author submission criteria, follow this link or email the Louisiana Book Festival Office with questions concerning author submissions.

SEND US EMAIL
(225) 219 - 9503
Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Jay Dardenne
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Jay Dardenne was elected Lieutenant Governor of the State of Louisiana in November 2010 after serving four years as Secretary of State and fifteen years in the State Senate. During his legislative service, he chaired the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate and Governmental Affairs Committee. In 2003, he was named National Republican Legislator of the Year. He is an active community volunteer and has hosted the Jerry Lewis Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association for more than twenty five years.

Presentation: Louisiana in Books and Music

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne shares some of his favorite fiction and nonfiction about or set in Louisiana, with his picks of companion songs to go with the selections.

 

10 AM – 10:45 AM

House Chamber

Louisiana Writer Award Ceremony

Honoring John Biguenet

 

11:30 AM - Noon

State Library Seminar Center

Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice Award Ceremony

Honoring Jennifer Brown's Hate List

 

3 PM – 3:45 PM

Senate Chamber

Presentation

Books and Music of Louisiana