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Launched in 2018, 64 Parishes combines two flagship Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities initiatives: the award-winning print magazine Louisiana Cultural Vistas and the digital encyclopedia of Louisiana history and culture, KnowLA. Discover thousands of stories reflecting Louisiana's complicated, fascinating history and vibrant, diverse culture free of charge at 64parishes.org.
 is a monthly lifestyle magazine that covers what makes Baton Rouge such a unique, special place to live.
Acadia Authors Collective
A collective of Louisiana authors of all genres. Jack Caldwell and George Sanchez are featured this year.
Acadian House Publishing
Books by Lafayette, Louisiana-based publisher: Louisiana history, heritage, food and culture, plus biographies and sports, including new Skip Bertman book.
Adult Literacy Advocates
of Greater Baton Rouge
Provides a variety of educational programs to help adults in the area achieve personal, employment, and family goals by improving literacy skills.
As the nation's leading publisher of books of local history and local interest, Arcadia's mission is to connect people with their past, their communities, and one another. Arcadia publishes 500 new books of local interest and local history each year.
YA/NA books and character prints
Balance of Seven
Diversity is magic! Owned and operated by a cis woman and a trans man, we celebrate underrepresented voices, such as women, LGBTQIA+, and BIPOC.
Tania Sapp Barnum
Creative Culture Books by Tania Sapp Barnum
Beau Bayou Publishing Company
BBP publishes Louisiana cookbooks, a gardening book, and public affairs books on the killing of Huey Long and a coverup and Francis Grevemberg, who fought the mafia, gambling, and corruption.
Beers Detective Agency
The world's greatest musical detective treks to Iceland for another murder mystery--Beers on Ice, #7 in the series.
Joe Belcastro is a former WWE head writer/producer, retired journalist, and with the publication of his debut fantasy novel, DOMINATURE: What If The Devil…Banished God…From Heaven…, a current author. He will be on hand selling and signing copies of his novel.
Birds of London Market
Books, candy, shirts etc.
Books Along the Teche
7th Annual Books Along the Teche Literary Festival celebrates great Southern writers and Louisiana culture
in Dave Robicheaux's hometown.
2023 Festival: March 31-April 2
Books by Zariah
Books written by Zariah, a 10-year-old, dyslexic, and award-winning author of her debut book, Lulu, the Lollipop Girl
Award-winning Christian Author
Recipient of four book awards, Grow in the Grace probes accounts of Jesus' interactions with Peter to reveal spiritual truths for today's Christian.
Handmade gifts for book lovers! Magnetic bookmarks, book shirts, and more.
Cenla Writers, authors from central Louisiana, will have books and t-shirts available. The authors include Patricia J Williams, Fannie Reed, Lorrie Melbert, Barbara Herman, Stephanie Kirk, LaTonya Leary, and Tiffany Crawford.
The Center for Literacy
We advance literacy and learning through evidence-based practices in the classroom, home, and community.
The Chris James Journey
Chris James, a national award-winning poet, TEDx speaker, 4x author, and mental health advocate releases new book, Get Up, Get Out & Get Some Healing.
The Conundrum Bookshop
Southern Literature and books focused on our region including, but not limited to, fiction, cookbooks, gardening, and children's books.
Cousin Boudreaux's Table
Cajun humor books about Boudreaux and Thibodeaux written by Larry Boudreaux, along with his wife Caroline Boudreaux's three cookbooks.
Crimson Dragon Publishing
Where Science and Fantasy Collide! A collection of books featuring Louisiana Authors, JP Coman, Nancy Rust & Carol Stubs, and Taylor Overbey.
Author Mance Davis /
Variety of books: Children's, cookbooks, short stories, picture books, and poetry
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Louisiana State Parks showcases Louisiana's natural beauty and rich history and we're ready for your adventure! Find out all the ways you can #FeedYourSoul in Louisiana by visiting the DCRT booth, www.crt.la.state.us, www.lastateparks.com, and www.louisianatravel.com.
Diocese of Baton Rouge
Abstracts of sacramental records (baptisms, marriages, and burials) for genealogical research published in a 22-volume set. Other publications include a comprehensive history of the Diocese of Baton Rouge and books related to Catholicism in Southeast Louisiana.
The Disease: One Man's Journey Through a Life with Leprosy
A heroic story of Johnny Harmon, who was diagnosed with leprosy as a young man. He enters Carville, where he finds love and a purpose for his life.
Keith "Cartoonman" Douglas
Books and art by Keith "Cartoonman" Douglas
East Baton Rouge Parish Library
Bookmobile and Tents at intersection of Spanish Town Road and North 4th Street
This year, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library is delighted to announce that the BOOKS (and the libraries that house them) are BACK!
20+ years of professional, economical self-publishing services
Melinda T. Falgoust
Wagging Tales Press
Award-winning children's and adult books and gift sets.
Far Field Publishing
Previewing Veni Harlan's book Evangeline Reconsidered.
Fathered from Above
Children's book created to help children understand the death of a loved one. The stages of grief are addressed throughout the heart-moving story.
Local First-Time Author
M.G. Faust is a new author of an exciting cozy murder mystery! It is set in south Louisiana and the characters are delightful.
Févi: Poetry in Kouri-Vini
+ Les Éditions Tintamarre
Févi (2022) is the first collection of poetry written completely in Louisiana Creole (aka Kouri-Vini). Les Éditions Tintamarre – Les Cahiers du Tintamarre, the publisher, supports texts in this language as well as Louisiana French.
Stephanie Fournet, Author
Stephanie Fournet is the author of 12 contemporary romance and romantic comedy novels, all set in Louisiana.
From Fear to Faith
Newly released book from author Brittney Kendle.
From Grief to Gratitude
A Licensed Certified Grief Coach
Edward G. Gauthier,
local writer since third grade
Director Guy (psychological mystery) and Invasion of the Dream Wheel (time travel, revolt, love, chlorohumans, Acuity Nine octopus, Welsh maiden)
Lisa B. Gehring, Author
Follow Emily Grace as she faces her nighttime fears in the award-winning children's book, Emily Grace and the What-Ifs.
Sophia Gehring, Author
Baton Rouge native Sophia Gehring self-published her first book when she was 6 years old. Now 13, she's thrilled to present at her favorite festival.
Author Victoria Gentry
Diverse children's books/coloring books
Great Hearts Harveston
In the spirit of its motto--verum, pulchrum, bonum (truth, goodness, beauty)--Great Hearts Harveston provides a tuition-free classical liberal arts curriculum in the finest independent private school tradition for students to cultivate profound philosophical lives.
Taetrece Harrison, Esq., Author
Racism against Black women still reigns in the United States, even among prestigious female attorneys and judges. This riveting nonfiction narrative explores how these complex women handle the attacks on themselves and their reputations simply because of how they're viewed by others.
Hey Papa Dude!
A series of great adventure stories for kids
Papa Dude and his best friend, Charlie Crab, are on an adventure of a lifetime. Anything is possible if you believe in your dreams!
The Historic New Orleans Collection
The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the stewardship of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.
"I Just Want to Be Me!" Says Achoo the Bee
Achoo is different from the other bees in the hive – she's allergic to pollen! But she takes what makes her unique and turns it into a superpower.
Into the Abyss: Art and Poetry from a Dark Corner
by Judd and Jody Jeansonne
This collection of Jody Jeansonne's artwork and poetry chronicles the pain and dark emotions of addiction that led to his untimely death at age 40.
It's Not Candy
Dr. Yolanda McElroy, PharmD
In It's Not Candy, Dr. YoYo uses beautiful illustrations and a fun song to teach children how to keep themselves safe when it comes to medications.
Author Michelle D. Jackson
Books The Heart of a Man (Christian Fiction), From Darkness to Night (Women's Fiction), and Poppi Makes Cajun Popcorn Magic (Comic, YA), plus T-shirts
Keep Louisiana Beautiful
in Partnership with
Louisiana Stormwater Coalition
Keep Louisiana Beautiful, in partnership with Louisiana Stormwater Coalition, seeks to educate, equip, and empower citizens to take action and prevent littering, reduce waste, and protect natural resources that help sustain vibrant and clean communities across Louisiana.
Kel's Educational Corner
Learning materials for preK-12th grade students
Author Stone Keye
A wide range of novels from Urban Fantasy to Steam Punk
Karen Konnerth, Author/Illustrator
Calliope Kate and the Voice of the River: a tall tale featuring carved wood marionettes, and The Snowman Waltz: fun and rhythmic conflict resolution
Discussions on the ancient spiritual values presented in the Bhagavad-gita and their application in our contemporary world.
Award-winning Inspirational Author
Up and In: Seven Keys to Unlocking Your Potential, motivational nonfiction, and Visibly Struck, an inspiring novel based on the true experiences of George Washington
LSU Department of English
LSU's English Department provides information about literacy, cultural programs/events, faculty publications, New Delta Review, and Delta literary journal.
and Friends of the LSU Libraries
LSU Libraries are open to the public and the spring Annual Book Bazaar is back!
One of the South's leading scholarly publishers, LSU Press is noted for its books on southern history, literature, the Civil War, Louisiana culture, music, food, fiction, and poetry.
Women's fiction novels
Life on Purpose with Beth Townsend
Author of Life on Purpose, Speaker, Award-Winning TV Show Host, and Life Coach
The Lighthouse: A Book of Poetry About Inspiration, Encouragement & Love
The Lighthouse: A Book of Poetry About Inspiration, Encouragement & Love is a collection of poems and phrases inspired by God.
Line by Lion Publications
An international publishing house specializing in unique fiction
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all Louisianans.
Louisiana Folklife Center,
Northwestern State University
The mission of the Louisiana Folklife Center is to identify, document, and present Louisiana's Folklore and Folklife.
Louisiana Office of Tourism
Our vision is to promote the Feed Your Soul brand, showcasing Louisiana as a travel destination, increasing revenue generated by the tourism industry, and contributing to the economic impact of tourism in all 64 parishes. Stop by and take a picture in our photo booth!
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
LPB provides all of Louisiana with programs that are entertaining, intelligent, and showcase the people, places, and history of our state. As Louisiana's largest classroom, we are dedicated to helping children with our numerous educational outreach programs.
Loveday Funck Art
Fairy tale art, books, and oracle decks
Founded in New Orleans, Luna Press is dedicated to publishing beautiful illustrated books that emphasize the correspondence between words and images.
Books by Patrice Maguire
Patrice Maguire's children's books inspire children to live their best life as they pray and trust God.
by Author Joedy Barnes
Three children's books, a children's coloring book, bookmarks, and memorabilia
The Mover of Things
Children's Book: Bouche is eager to help her NaNa get her things where they need to be, "according to her." Truly a delightful story.
Narrative 4 (N4) equips educators and artists to help young people learn and lead with curiosity, deep listening, and imagination. We envision a world where community and civic engagement replace loneliness and isolation. We are creating this world student by student, school by school, story by story.
New Orleans Writers Workshop
New Orleans Writers Workshop - affordable classes for adults, both in-person and online, and manuscript editing
Lacey Odoms, Author + Writer + Poet + Speaker
Author Lacey Odoms will have her book, Conversations with the Heart and Soul, available for purchase, as well as other literary items.
Once There Was a Girl:
by Wendy Reed Randall
This book is my story of growing up in poverty and surrounded by crime in New Orleans. Struggling to survive daily and clinging to faith and hope, I ultimately triumph.
The Painter and Poet
Five Gulf Coast family books and new album Mardi Gras Boat Parade
Since 1926, Pelican Publishing Company has been committed to publishing books of quality and permanence that enrich the lives of those who read them.
Dr. Joseph Perez, Army Captain
Angels in Afghanistan
Captain Joseph Perez's Angels in Afghanistan is a story of hope and faith - angels seen before an IED strike in Afghanistan.
Pillars of Salt and
by J.A. Adams
Pillars of Salt uncovers political sabotage of a Louisiana oil well for greed.
Bomb Cyclone explores Ukrainian unrest and Russian spies in the U.S.
PREACH's Boys to Books
Boys to Books Not Bars, featuring the book and documentary, Slave State
President Cool World,
COOLCLUBWORLD presenting: Cool Points program, President Cool World's adventure children's storybooks, plush toy, and other paraphernalia.
Follow the Clues, Find the Peril
Project Azalea, debut novel based in Louisiana, by John E. Conery, Jr.
Reese Writes Books
Books, t-shirts, bookmarks, etc. Email: email@example.com
Rome Rising: Road to Armageddon
by Merrill Hardy
Convincing historical novels ending WW2 in 1944, setting conditions that will bring humanity to the brink of End Times.
The Roots of the Bayou
Chad J. LeBlanc
Genealogy and historical fiction books
Manuel Ruiz, Author
Author of MG/YA fiction with a supernatural twist. Stories about ghosts, sugar skulls, magic, and dead superheroes for pre-teens to adults.
Saint Charles Press
New: Trio and God's Colorful Palette. These children's books are designed to help them cope with death and loss, acceptance and compassion.
SK Morton Creative, publisher of Grandpa's Cheese
Features the humor anthology, Grandpa's Cheese, and single installments or the complete set of "Childish" books, MortonPiece Theater Presents.
The Sound of Inches
by Maven Lofrie
Books, t-shirts, and knickknacks
Southern Christian Writers
Inspirational devotions, children's, self-help, poetry, fiction, and educational books by the members of Southern Christian Writers.
The Southern Review
The Southern Review, a literary journal published quarterly at LSU, features fiction, poetry, and non-fiction essays from many award-winning authors and poets.
State Library of Louisiana
The State Library provides Louisianans access to a wide array of print and electronic resources, including the archival Louisiana Collection and the Louisiana Library Connection databases.
Sticks and Stones, Flicker of Promise, A Chime in Time
Where are we heading? Where have we come from? A look into the brain of T. Books and digital episodes by Terry Lindsey.
Stories of my Mother and The General's Cookbook
Stories from the life of former Louisiana Attorney General and Mrs. William J. Guste, Jr. and family and "The General's" Cookbook, by Anne D. Guste.
The Swamp Kids
Delightful children's series of six books in rhyming phrases, about Pierre a le Gator, Mon Cher the pretty raccoon, and TuTu the turtle
Talking Books and Braille Library
Housed in the State Library of Louisiana, the Talking Books and Braille Library is a free service for qualified Louisianans whose visual or physical impairments cause difficulty reading standard books and print.
Texas Review Press
University Press specializing in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction
True Love, Not Like in the Movies
by Yvette Kinchen
True Love explores love as a path, with relatable and actionable concepts to empower the reader to shift their entire reality inside and out.
UL Press is the world's largest publisher of Louisiana books.
USL History, 1900-1960 /
Early Ragin Cajun Education
A Brief History of the University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1900-1960. This unique history is filled with facts from documents in the ULL Archives.
Untold Stories -
Empowering Black History
Untold Stories black history activity books empower young and young-at-heart readers with stories, art, and fun activities.
WRKF Baton Rouge
Locally-owned source of NPR news serving South Louisiana with news and cultural programming, including reporting on the Louisiana legislature. Since 1980, area donors have funded this nonprofit radio station.
Colorful, interesting, and thought-provoking children's books
Beignets for Breakfast walks through the life of a baby born in New Orleans. Red Beans & Rice teaches children where delicious Louisiana food comes from.
West Baton Rouge Museum
Regional history museum with diverse exhibits, events, workshops, and apprenticeships
The Inclusive K.R.E.W.E. is an inspired children's picture book series centered around bringing awareness and acceptance to disabilities.
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.