In addition to more than 200 authors, the Louisiana Book Festival on October 29 will be presided over by its first-ever "book angel" sculpture.
Life advice from Jill McCorkle, the Solomon Northup Trail and meeting 'Queen Sugar.'
'Compulsion' for Southern lit giveaway, photos from Eat Drink Read Write, Louisiana Book Festival interviews with James Wilcox and Laura Lane McNeal and a poem and a story about New Orleans. Happy Literary Friday!
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival, giveaway for Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Fannie Flagg on her female heroes and why Harper Lee is suing her hometown in Literary News. The Georgia Literary Festival and an Evening With Scarlett and Rhett in Literary Events, plus new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
An interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who still lives and writes in New Orleans.
A literary project by Shari Smith, based on an annual Thanksgiving tradition in Fairhope, Alabama, presents 24 stories about much more than just shoes.
The Louisiana native's first book "The Blood of Heaven" takes a band of brothers across the Southern frontier and introduces us to some legendary figures in American history.
Brad Pitt will get the credit for bringing the story of Solomon Northup into the mainstream, but a Louisiana woman is responsible for keeping his memory alive until now.
An appearance at the Louisiana Book Festival will introduce Connecticut native Wally Lamb to Mary Gauthier, whose song I Drink inspired a character in his third novel, and reunite the author with his two sons who live in New Orleans.
The "Mercy Now" songstress talks about finding peace in her troubled past, being an inspiration for novelist Wally Lamb and returning home for the Louisiana Book Festival next month.