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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

Oct. 2, 2012

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LT. GOVERNOR JAY DARDENNE ANNOUNCES 2012 LOUISIANA BOOK FESTIVAL

The Louisiana Book Festival is returning to downtown Baton Rouge on Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Festival-goers of all ages will celebrate books with more than 125 authors and panelists who will present and discuss their latest works. The nationally recognized literary celebration is free and open to the public and will take place in the heart of Baton Rouge site at the State Library of Louisiana, Louisiana State Capitol, Capitol Park Museum and in tents on neighboring streets.

 “Each festival ignites a spirit of literacy and learning,” Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne said.  I encourage every Louisianan to attend and get to know a few accomplished authors and enjoy Louisiana’s famous festival atmosphere.”

Last year nearly 16,500 visitors from throughout the nation and other countries attended the festival. The festival will again feature presentations by Louisiana and Southern writers as well as national bestselling authors, panel discussions, a Children’s Pavilion, live music and food vendors.

The festival counts on volunteers to help make the event a success. Whether it is escorting the festival’s authors, serving as room monitors in the Capitol during panel discussions or working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion, volunteers are essential. If you are interested in volunteering, visit www.LouisianaBookFestival.org/Volunteers.html.

Information about the 2012 Book Festival is available online at http://www.LouisianaBookFestival.org or the Louisiana Book Festival Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/LABookFestival .

 

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