Programs by Genre - Literary Discussion

9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 3
Through Mama’s Eyes: Unique Perspectives in Southern Matriarchy
Kiwana McClung and Cheylon K. Woods
1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 1
Spotlighting Black Women Writers of Louisiana
Ann B. Dobie, Black Women Writers of Louisiana: Telling Their Stories
Tara T. Green, Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson
with Ladee Hubbard, Mona Lisa Saloy, and Fatima Shaik
2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 2
Cherie Quarters: The Place and the People That Inspired Ernest J. Gaines
Ruth Laney
2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
One Book, One Festival: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Gary Richards
Gary Richards appearance made possible in part by a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities with funding made possible by the state of Louisiana.

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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