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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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Martha Serpas
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Editor/moderator Martha Serpas has published two collections of poetry, Côte Blanche and The Dirty Side of the Storm. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and Southwest Review, and in anthologies such as the Library of America's American Religious Poems. She co-produced Veins in the Gulf, a documentary about Louisiana's disappearing wetlands, teaches at the University of Houston, and is a hospital trauma chaplain.

Improbable Worlds: An Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets

90 Poets from Texas and Louisiana contributed work in response to the question: Given our noisy marketplace of belief, how or where can the sacred be found?

 

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

State Library, Capitol View Room

Book Talk

Improbable Worlds

 

2 PM – 2:45 PM

Barnes & Noble Tent

Book Signing

 

3:30 PM – 4 PM

State Library, Capitol View Room

Discussion

A Poet Back in Louisiana: Martha Serpas