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Center for the Book

Celebrating Readers, Writers and Their Books

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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

Authors

Art

A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

Are You Blue Dog's Friend?

Lin Emery

Lin Emery

Picturing Black New Orleans: A Creole Photographer's View of the Early Twentieth Century

The Art of George Rodrigue

The Art of George Rodrigue

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 21: Art and Architecture

Children's

Are You Blue Dog's Friend?

Don't Feed the Boy

Goodnight Acadiana

Goodnight Acadiana

Shirley's Story: The Heart Always Remembers

Shirley's Story: The Heart Always Remembers

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart

Why the Possum Has a Large Grin

Crime, Thriller, Fantasy and Horror

A Case for Solomon: Bobby Dunbar and the Kidnapping That Haunted a Nation

A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder

Broken Illusions: A Midnight Dragonfly Novel

Clueless in New Orleans: Adventures in Adolescence

Floating Souls: The Canal Murders

Madame LaLaurie: Mistress of the Haunted House

The Hot Country

The Hot Country

The Not Yet

Cultural Studies

A Free Man of Color and His Hotel: Race, Reconstruction, and the Role of the Federal Government

African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana

Comics and the U.S. South

Comics and the U.S. South

Dixie Bohemia: A French Quarter Circle in the 1920s

Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana

Hell or High Water: How Cajun Fortitude Withstood Hurricanes Rita and Ike

Le Trou dans le mur: fabliaux cadiens (writing as Jean Arceneaux)

Louisiana Folktales: Lupin, Bouki, and Other Creole Stories in French Dialect and English Translation

Main Streets of Louisiana

Main Streets of Louisiana

My Bayou: New Orleans through the Eyes of a Lover

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

The Angelic Mother and the Predatory Seductress: Poor White Women in Southern Literature of the Great Depression

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 14: Folklife

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 21: Art and Architecture

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

Fiction and Literature

Heaven and High Water: Fictional stories based on the early life of Alfreda Felterman Laws

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman

A Good American

American Decameron

Austin and Emily

Belair Cove: A Novel of Life, Love, and Loss in a Prairie Cajun Village

Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces

Clueless in New Orleans: Adventures in Adolescence

Comics and the U.S. South

Comics and the U.S. South

Conversations with Tim Gautreaux

Dirty Rice: A Season in the Evangeline League

Every Bitter Thing

Floating Souls: The Canal Murders

How

Le Trou dans le mur: fabliaux cadiens (writing as Jean Arceneaux)

London Bridge in Plague and Fire: A Novel

Navigating Disaster: Sixteen Essays of Love and a Poem of Despair

Something in the Water: 20 Louisiana Stories

Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Stray Decorum

The Angelic Mother and the Predatory Seductress: Poor White Women in Southern Literature of the Great Depression

The Cove

The Greatest Show: Stories

The Hot Country

The Hot Country

The Not Yet

The Weight of Memory: A Novel

Under the Harrow

One Book, One Festival: A Confederacy of Dunces

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Panel: What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Panel: What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Panel: What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Panel: What the Dickens: Celebrating 200 Years of Charles Dickens

Presentation: Louisiana in Books and Music

Screening: John Kennedy Toole: the omega point

Screening: The Freddies (Rated PG)

Screening: The Freddies (Rated PG)

Film

Screening: John Kennedy Toole: the omega point

Screening: Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood

Screening: Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood

Screening: Soul of a People: Writing America's Story

Screening: The Freddies (Rated PG)

Screening: The Freddies (Rated PG)

Foodways

Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls

Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde...: Life Stories About Food

True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps

History and Biography

A Case for Solomon: Bobby Dunbar and the Kidnapping That Haunted a Nation

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman

A Free Man of Color and His Hotel: Race, Reconstruction, and the Role of the Federal Government

A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

A Unique Slant of Light: The Bicentennial History of Art in Louisiana

African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana

Boxing: Louisiana's Forgotten Sport

Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces

Civil War Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Bayou Sara: Capturing the Mississippi

Conversations with Tim Gautreaux

Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana

Eyes of an Eagle: Jean-Pierre Cenac, Patriarch - An Illustrated History of Early Houma-Terrebonne

Eyes of an Eagle: Jean-Pierre Cenac, Patriarch - An Illustrated History of Early Houma-Terrebonne

Grand Coteau

Grand Coteau

Le Trou dans le mur: fabliaux cadiens (writing as Jean Arceneaux)

Lin Emery

Lin Emery

Louisiana Aviation: An Extraordinary History in Photographs

Madame LaLaurie: Mistress of the Haunted House

Main Streets of Louisiana

Main Streets of Louisiana

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Nora 102 1/2: A Lesson on Aging Well

Picturing Black New Orleans: A Creole Photographer's View of the Early Twentieth Century

River Music: An Atchafalaya Story

The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 14: Folklife

The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy

When Not Performing: New Orleans Musicians

Screening: John Kennedy Toole: the omega point

Screening: Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood

Screening: Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood

Screening: Soul of a People: Writing America's Story

Journalism

Smiley!: A Laughing Matter

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Southern Living

Magazine: Southern Living

Memoir

Looking Up

My Bayou: New Orleans through the Eyes of a Lover

Nora 102 1/2: A Lesson on Aging Well

The Art of George Rodrigue

The Art of George Rodrigue

Where the Water Kept Rising: A College Athletic Director's Fight to Save a New Orleans Institution

Magazine: Southern Living

Magazine: Southern Living

Music

Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls

River Music: An Atchafalaya Story

When Not Performing: New Orleans Musicians

Presentation: Louisiana in Books and Music

Nature

Goodnight Acadiana

Goodnight Acadiana

Hell or High Water: How Cajun Fortitude Withstood Hurricanes Rita and Ike

River Music: An Atchafalaya Story

Where Things Come Back

Non-fiction

A Case for Solomon: Bobby Dunbar and the Kidnapping That Haunted a Nation

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman

A Free Man of Color and His Hotel: Race, Reconstruction, and the Role of the Federal Government

African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana

Boxing: Louisiana's Forgotten Sport

Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces

Civil War Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Bayou Sara: Capturing the Mississippi

Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Grand Coteau

Grand Coteau

Lin Emery

Lin Emery

Looking Up

Madame LaLaurie: Mistress of the Haunted House

Main Streets of Louisiana

Main Streets of Louisiana

My Bayou: New Orleans through the Eyes of a Lover

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans

Nora 102 1/2: A Lesson on Aging Well

Smiley!: A Laughing Matter

The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans

The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture Volume 14: Folklife

The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy

Where the Water Kept Rising: A College Athletic Director's Fight to Save a New Orleans Institution

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Oxford American

Magazine: Southern Living

Magazine: Southern Living

Screening: Soul of a People: Writing America's Story

Poetry

Downtown

Hearing Sappho in New Orleans: The Call of Poetry from Congo Square to the Ninth Ward

Hurricane Party

Improbable Worlds: An Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets

In a Kingdom of Birds

Memory Wing

Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol. IV: Louisiana (Contributor)

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart

Louisiana Poet Laureate

Performance: WordPlay's Freshhhh Heat Teen Open Mic & Poetry Lounge

Performance: WordPlay's Freshhhh Heat Teen Open Mic & Poetry Lounge

Short Stories

Heaven and High Water: Fictional stories based on the early life of Alfreda Felterman Laws

American Decameron

How

Something in the Water: 20 Louisiana Stories

Stray Decorum

The Greatest Show: Stories

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Panel: Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and Its Place in the Tradition of American War Literature

Sports

Boxing: Louisiana's Forgotten Sport

Dirty Rice: A Season in the Evangeline League

Kick

Where the Water Kept Rising: A College Athletic Director's Fight to Save a New Orleans Institution

Travel

Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana

Grand Coteau

Grand Coteau

Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls

Main Streets of Louisiana

Main Streets of Louisiana

Young Adult

Blessen

Broken Illusions: A Midnight Dragonfly Novel

Hate List

Kick

Sade's Secret (Sweet 16 Diaries)

Where Things Come Back