Megan Holt


Dr. Megan Holt is Executive Director for One Book One New Orleans and the Words & Music Festival. In 2015, she was named one of Gambit Weekly’s “40 Under 40” and New Orleans Magazine’s “People to Watch.” In 2021, she gave a TEDx Talk titled “Becoming Part of the Story” on becoming an adult literacy advocate. Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities recognized her efforts in 2023 with the Light Up for Literacy Award.





2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
House Committee Room 4
Fiction: Courageous Women Navigate Fate, Politics, and War
with Kimberly Brock, Pamela Binnings Ewen, A.D. Nauman, Irina Zhorov, and moderator Megan Holt



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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