Jordan LaHaye Fontenot


Jordan LaHaye Fontenot is a writer and editor based in Lafayette, Louisiana. A graduate of Louisiana State University and the recipient of the 2018 Sarah Sue Goldsmith Award for Nonfiction, her work has appeared in inRegister, Atlas Obscura, Oxford American, and in Country Roads, where she currently serves as Managing Editor. Her debut book, Home of the Happy: A Murder on the Cajun Prairie, will be published by Mariner Books in 2024.




2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room A
Country Roads Magazine Celebrates 40 Years
with Sam Irwin, Ruth Laney, and moderators Jordan LaHaye Fontenot and Alexandra Kennon



Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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