Alexandra Kennon


Alexandra Kennon is a New Orleans-based, St. Francisville-raised author, journalist, and editor primarily focused on documenting the dynamic culture of the Gulf South. Her book Classic Restaurants of New Orleans, published by Arcadia/The History Press with a foreword by Walter Isaacson, delves into the history, lore, and recipes of 13 of the Crescent City's most storied family-owned restaurants. Since 2020, she has served as Arts & Entertainment Editor at Country Roads magazine, where she regularly contributes articles and photographs.



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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