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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
www.LouisianaBookFestival.org

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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.

SEND US EMAIL
(225) 219 - 9503
Louisiana Center for the Book
701 N. Fourth St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Louisiana Book Festival - 2012

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
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

Exhibitors Listing

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In the novella A Prayer to Saint Jude, an illiterate short order cook leads his neighbors in the fight to save his New Orleans neighborhood from a terrorizing teenage gang.

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Acadian House Publishing publishes non-fiction titles that cover a wide range of subjects, both historical and contemporary, with particular emphasis on Louisiana's heritage, history, food, and culture.

Web site: www.acadianhouse.com

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The Acadians were deported by the British from the homelands in Nova Scotia in 1755.  The diaspora, first ethnic cleansing in North America, resulted in the tragic deaths of one-third of the deportees, yet their culture thrives in Louisiana as the Cajun culture.

Web site: www.acadianmuseum.com

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Featuring the book Louisiana Wildflower Guide, written by Charles M. Allen and Kenneth A. Wilson.

Web site: http://kenwilsonimages.com

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A Southwest Louisiana children's book publishing company available to serve the needs of Louisiana children's book authors. We will help you get started on your publishing project!

Web site: www.kidscajuntales.com

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Featuring the children's picture book and coloring book titled The Pea in Peanut Butter by Allyn Stotz. Also featuring inspirational mystery romance novels by Deborah Lynne titled Be Not Afraid and Testimony of Innocence.

Web site: www.allynstotz.blogspot.com

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Ampersand, Inc. is a private publisher of award-winning books, including Goodnight Acadiana, selected to represent Louisiana at the 2012 National Book Festival. We also publish adult fiction and non-fiction in all formats.

Web site: http://ampersandworks.com/

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Arcadia Publishing is the leading local history publisher in the United States, with a catalog of more than 8,000 titles in print and hundreds of new titles released every year. Featured at the Louisiana Book Festival are two titles, Lafayette and Assumption Parish.

Web site: www.ArcadiaPublishing.com

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Brigett Scott's books include In Love with the Enemy; Game Warden's Catch; and children's books. Ashleigh Blanchard is the author of Love, Lies and Pregnancy, Katia's Stone, and a children's book.

Web site: www.pinkpenpublishing.com

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Louisiana’s Audubon Golf Trail is a series of challenging golf courses located throughout the state.  These courses are open to the public and you are invited to come out for daily play.

Web site: http://audubongolf.com/

Table 10

Featuring book signings by Rick Portier, author of Shooter in the Crosshairs, and Colette L. Saucier, author of Pulse and Prejudice and All My Tomorrows.

Web site: www.colettesaucier.com

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Featuring books and comics by Louisiana cartoonists and artists.

Web site: http://thebrcs.com/

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Bayou Bindery provides cloth and leather restoration, restoration of family bibles, new decorative bindings, small edition binding, custom albums, clamshell boxes, and slip cases. All archival materials used are of the best quality.

Web site: www.bayoubindery.com

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Featuring the award-winning coffee table book, Bayou Pigeon, Louisiana: Spirit of the Atchafalaya. Published in a big, bold, and beautiful, special bicentennial edition with over 1,000 images, and new pictures never in print before. 696 pages, $75.

Web site: www.BayouPigeon.com

Booth 25

Do you seek a writing group who supports published and unpublished writers? To educate, encourage, and inspire is our motto. We offer meetings, newsletters, friendships, and an annual writing conference.

Web site: www.bayouwritersgroup.com

Table 20

Featuring Beth Bares' romance titles Dreams of Reality: Book 1 and Reality of Life: Book 2.

Web site: www.bethbares.com

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BIC Alliance provides strategic marketing through BIC Magazine, the largest oil and gas industry publication in the western hemisphere, and custom book publishing, keynote speaker services, and event planning through BIC Media Solutions.

Web site: www.bicalliance.com

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Bluecamp Arts produces illustrated books with integrated CD's for all ages, including the Threadhead Cultural Foundation's 2012 grant winner, The Chartres Street Monkey.

Web site: www.bluecamparts.com

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Cavalier House Books is an independently owned bookstore in Denham Springs, LA, offering new and used inventory, teacher and institutional discounts, bookfairs and all manner of book related merchandise and services.

Web site: www.cavalierhousebooks.com

Table 15

Books that celebrate Louisiana. Featured product: A Louisiana Christmas: Heritage Recipes and Hometown Celebrations covers the intriguing topics of Louisiana and Christmas with recipes, events, and captivating photographs.

Web site: www.copperirisbooks.com

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A regional read! Country Roads is a magazine for adventurous souls keen to get off the couch and into life along the River Road between Natchez and New Orleans. All free. Published monthly. Distributed widely.

Web site: www.countryroadsmagazine.com

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Offering free stress tests and featuring the work of Dianetics founder L. Ron Hubbard.

Booth 15

Publications include abstracts of sacramental records from the years 1707-1900 used for genealogical research. Featured publication is a coffee table book on the history of the Diocese of Baton Rouge.

Web site: www.diobr.org/archives

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Dr. Cheryl Major Brandon’s My Story of God’s Keeping and Strengthening Power Through His Word focuses on powerful real life testimonies of God’s grace in her life, emphasizing God’s word for direction, encouragement, and strength to remain faithful to Christ.

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"Get Your Geek On" at the Festival. Whatever you are interested in, chances are, the Library has something for you. And visit the Bookmobile, your "library on the go" complete with wi-fi, books, and computers.

Web site: www.ebrpl.com

Booth 27

Les Éditions Tintamarre explorent l’expérience des milliers des citoyens américains dont l’héritage trouve ses racines en France, au Canada francophone, en Afrique et aux Caraïbes, et ce faire dans les mots des gens qui l’ont vécue ou qui la vivent encore.

Web site: www.centenary.edu/editions

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Featuring Amy Signs, a memoir giving HOPE to families and friends of the Deaf; Finding Faith, unique walks of FAITH to inspire everyone; and CHARITY -- ask Rebecca or Teena.

Web site: www.RebeccaWillmanGernon-writer.com

 

Booth 26

Featuring The Fortress of New Orleans, a photographic tour of the largest Civil Works Program in United States history.  This book documents one of the greatest achievements of our time - the design and construction of a flood protection system for New Orleans.

Web site: www.thefortressofneworleans.com

Booth 30

Featuring literature dedicated to the presentation of our Louisiana heritage.

Web site: www.fhl.org

Booth 32

Featuring books, articles and posters on Louisiana natural history, specimens borrowed from LSU natural history collections and materials on the efforts of Friends of the Louisiana Museum of Natural History.

Booth 22

Our mission is to assist in the preservation and interpretation of the historic house and site, one of the few surviving French plantation houses in the Baton Rouge region, as a demonstration of early plantation life in south Louisiana.

Web site: http://friendsofmagnoliamound.org/

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Featuring Harvesting Hearts, a collection of fiction and poetry written by teen author Emily Elizabeth Bissel.

Web site: www.emilybissel.com

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The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.

Web site: www.hnoc.org

Table 31

Game to game highlights of the intense rivalry between Grambling State and Southern Universities. Brief history of each university with photos of game's MVP's, head coaches, and bands.

Table 26

Featuring books and prints on Louisiana film history.

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Tenth annual Jambalaya Writers' Conference/Book Fair provides aspiring writers valuable information to improve their techniques. All-day event is held at the Terrebonne Parish Main Library on Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Web site: http://mytpl.org/writers-conference/

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New book promotion: E-book release - December 2012, hardback release - January 2013.

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Featuring the novel Judas the Apostle.

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Juju the GOOD Voodoo, a children's book: A special voodoo doll comes alive with a "good deeds" spell and can now spread goodness to all.

Web site: www.JujuTheGoodVoodoo.com

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Featuring We Found a Squirrel! the true story about how two sisters team up to rescue a baby squirrel.  It's a story for children and adults.  Visit www.kcbbooks.com for more details.

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A heartwarming tale of a little mouse's first day at pre-school.  Momma Mouse gives Brookie Mouse some special "gifts" to help her through her first day.

Web site: http://www.kattalesllc.com

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L'Agence des Affaires Francophones de la Louisiane comprend plusieurs volets:  tourisme, développement économique, education, et relations internationales en Francophonie.

Web site: www.codofil.org

BTOP Tent (In front of the State Library)

Come here to see online tutoring in action, try out online test preparation, sign up for free training, and more!

Booth 16

Featuring The Courtship of Two Doctors, a compelling love story and enticing history, drawing on the 1930s correspondence of physicians-in-training Alice Baker of New Orleans and Joe Holoubek of Omaha.

Web site: http://littledovepress.com/

Booth 31

Our world and lives are besieged by natural disasters. This book presents scientific explanations of environmental change and psychological methods for coping with their traumatic effects.

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The Long Growing Season is a novel of historical fiction recounting in 386 pages one family's trials and triumphs from the end of World War I through 1965.

Web site: www.thelonggrowingseason.com

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Come and sign up for the free Louisiana 2 Step program and receive tips and tools to Eat Right and Move More!

Web site: Louisiana2Step.com

Booth 33

The Louisiana Archaeological Society is composed of professional and avocational archaeologists who want to study and preserve Louisiana's past.

Booth 35

Featuring an inspirational children's book, The Little Dat Who Didn'tby Alex McConduit; an inspirational true story, Good Mourning Sunshine! by Angela Bertone; self-help sales, Shared Outside Sales,by Buck Gladden; and humorous fiction for women, Six-of-One, by Iris Floyd.

Web site: http://irisfloydbooks.com

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Celebrate Louisiana's 200th birthday with commemorative items highlighting our culture, music, art, food — our history.

Web Site: www.LouisianaBicentennial2012.com

Sponsor Tents

LEH provides grants, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, and library projects.

Web site: www.leh.org

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The Office of Tourism is a multi-faceted DMO devoted to market and promote Louisiana as a travel destination, increasing revenue generated by the tourism industry and contributing to the economic impact of tourism in all 64 parishes.

Web site: www.LouisianaTravel.com

Sponsor Tents

Featuring Louisiana Public Broadcasting DVDs, books, and other items.

Web site: www.lpb.org

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With nearly 500,000 artifacts and works of art, the Louisiana State Museum is the primary custodian of the state's rich history and culture. Locations include New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Patterson, and Thibodaux.

Web site: www.crt.la.us/museum

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Louisiana's State Parks, Historic Sites, and Preservation Area offer you and your family a uniquely rewarding experience of our state's natural beauty and historical riches.

Web Site: www.LaStateParks.com

Booth 3

LSU's English Department provides information about readings and other events and programs, a display of faculty publications and student-run literary journals, plus prizes from the Charles Dickens Society.

Web site: www.english.lsu.edu

Booth 2

Displaying literature about LSU libraries collections and services.  No sales.

Web site: www.lib.lsu.edu

Booths 4 and 5

One of the South's leading scholarly publishers, LSU Press is noted for its books on southern history and literature, the Civil War, Louisiana culture, regional photography, fiction, and poetry.

Web site: http://lsupress.org/

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Earn your MLIS degree online or on campus, full-time or part-time, with a specialization in libraries, archives, or information management. Students can start in January, June, or August.

Web site: http://slis.lsu.edu

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225 magazine will be distributing free copies of their magazine as well has giving information on their publication and sign-up cards for their free e-newsletters.

Web site: 225batonrouge.com/

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Margaret Media is a gateway to Louisiana's colorful history and culture since 1981. We publish and promote Louisiana authors exclusively (fiction and nonfiction) on Creoles' river lore, music, women, etc.

Web site: http://margaretmedia.com

Booth 19

Me and My Dad Books is the first personalized collegiate-licensed children's book company.  We offer storybooks and coloring books starring your child and featuring LSU, Louisiana Tech, and UL-Lafayette.

Web site: www.meandmydadbooks.com

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Louisiana native Kimberly Chopin's hope-filled sci-fi teen novel explores the tenuous connections between nature and the supernatural as well as the power of our choices to transform the world.

Web site: www.hotbreadhouse.com

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Our company publishes print on demand books. We prepare layouts for authors, arrange editing, secure cover design, and assist in arranging book signings with our marketing department.

Web site: http://bluphier.com

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Featuring altered art jewelry, some with literary themes.

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This traditional Soul Food Cookbook has the best of all worlds inside. It has over 75 classic recipes from the Deep South, Cajun country, and my creole background. Yummy!  Tasty!

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Our National Federation of the Blind of Louisiana is the largest organization of the blind in the state, providing advocacy, support, education, and assistance in our communities in changing what it means to be blind in Louisiana.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Federation-of-the-Blind-of-Louisiana-Baton-Rouge-Chapter/210735065643029

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NOLA Media Group publishes NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune. We are Louisiana’s premier source of news, information and advertising.  Coming in November: A Baton Rouge edition of NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune, with our award-winning journalism geared to Baton Rouge readers!

Booth 33

The NSU Department of Language & Communication offers MA & BA degrees in English.  MA concentrations include Folklife & Southern Culture, Literature, Writing & Linguistics, & Internet. BA tracks include professional writing, literature, folklife, and film.

Web site: http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu

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The Office of Cultural Development serves the citizens of Louisiana by preserving, supporting, developing, and promoting our culture.

Web site: www.crt.state.la.us/culture

Table 35

Once Upon a Blue Moon — an accidental tour guide to surviving mid-life singlehood, reclaiming the self, redesigning happiness, and giving love another chance.  By Tamyra Bourgeois.

Table 21

Featuring One Moment with God by Ridgley B. Merritt, Jr.  He never dreamed to become an author…but his near-death experience miracle when he went scuba diving in the Gulf of Mexico and its aftereffects inspired him to share his story on paper.

Web site: www.onemomentwithgod.com

Table 36

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at LSU (OLLI at LSU) offers a diverse repertoire of intellectually stimulating noncredit courses specifically designed for adults age 50 and over. Come learn with us!

Web site: outreach.lsu.edu/olli

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Booth 23

The Passdown journal is designed to encourage you to seek, discover, and share your legacy with your children. It allows you to tell your life's story in your own words.

Web site: www.thepassdown.com

Booth 20

Pelican Publishing produces art and architecture books, Christmas books, local and international cookbooks, children's books, motivational titles, and histories and biographies.

Web site: www.pelicanpub.com

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Raheem D. Allen will be promoting and selling his debut published book, I Am Rick:  Zane's Destruction, which is a teen fantasy about Rick saving the world with Guardian Powers.

Web site: http://scotlawood.com

Table 28

The Real People's Guide to the HCG Diet is an escort through the HCG protocol and includes testimonials, recipes and real stories - mixed with humor. Real People...Real Stories...Real Life.

Web site: www.TheRealPeoplesGuidetotheHCGDiet.com

Booth 34

Rare and hard to find books and paper ephemera from 1600's-1900's.

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Table 3

Stephanie Judice presents her paranormal teen series Saga of the Setti. Book one, Rising (2011), begins the fantasy adventure in southern Louisiana. Book two, Resistance (2012), continues the journey north.

Web site: http://stephaniejudice.blogspot.com

Table 18

Featuring books by SaintCharlesPress.com:  French and Spanish New Orleans:  The Pen and Inks of Lola Maduell, Take a Ride on a Streetcar by Andreé Maduell, Secret of the Dolphins by Andreé Maduell, and others.

Web site: www.saintcharlespress.com

Table 16

Saint James Infirmary Books publishes poetry and literary fiction, featuring Jennifer Reeser's Sonnets from the Dark Lady and Jason Phillip Reeser's Cities of the Dead, a short story anthology.

Web site: http://saintjamesinfirmarybooks.com

Booths 6 and 7

The Southern Review, a literary journal published quarterly at LSU, features fiction, poetry, critical essays, interviews, and excerpts from novels in progress.

Web site: www.lsu.edu/tsr/

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The Louisiana Collection is an archival collection of all things Louisiana, including books, photographs, digital images, and more.

Web site: www.state.lib.la.us/library-collections/louisiana-collection

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The Talking Books and Braille Library is a free service for qualified Louisianans whose visual or physical impairments cause difficulty reading standard books and print.

Web site: www.state.lib.la.us/special-services/tbbl

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Featuring used, rare, and out-of-print books.

Web site: www.ThomasSavageBooks.com

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Booths 8 and 9

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press publishes an array of titles on Louisiana history and Louisiana culture. Visit them online at www.ulpress.org

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Featuring a children's Christmas book by Stacey Schouest. Travel with Little Scotch as his journey leads him to a surprising and unexpected event that will change his little tree life forever! (T-shirts available.)

Web site: www.LittleScotchPine.com

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Volunteer Louisiana builds and sustains high quality programs that meet the needs of Louisiana's citizens and promote an ethic of service.

Web site: www.VolunteerLouisiana.gov

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West Baton Rouge Museum offers books and exhibits about south Louisiana history and sugar cane heritage.

Web site: www.westbatonrougemuseum.com

Sponsor Tents

Member supported public radio, this NPR member station is the source for news, information, and culture including local programs like The Jim Engster Show, for 50,000 area listeners.

Web site: www.wrkf.org