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Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

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TEL: (225) 219 - 9503 Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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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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Margaret Simon
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Margaret Simon released her debut young reader’s novel Blessen in April 2012. Simon has taught elementary students for 25 years. She has a Masters degree in Gifted Education and certification by the National Boards for Professional Teaching Standards. She coordinates the LA Writes youth writing contest and her chapter about teaching poetry to young children was published in Women on Poetry in 2012. She lives on the Bayou Teche with her husband and three daughters.

Blessen

Ever since a hurricane sent a water oak through the roof of Pawpee's house crippling her grandfather, Blessen has lived with her mother, and grandfather Pawpee in a FEMA trailer. An accident involving her pet chicken, Blue, pushes Blessen into discoveries about faith, death, and her heritage.

 

10:45 AM – NOON

House Committee Room 3

Discussion

Independently Published Louisiana Authors

 

12:15 PM – 1 PM

Barnes & Noble Tent

Book Signing