Saturday, April 29, 2017
When we left Charlotte Reade last summer, she was helping Sassy's adopted twin daughters find their birth mother.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Louisiana Center for the Book will hold its seventh annual "Just Listen to Yourself: The Louisiana Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets" program.
Monday, April 03, 2017
Renowned Civil War historian James Lee McDonough will speak about his new book, "William Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country," on Tuesday, April 4, at LSU.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
"Flight Risk: Memoirs of a New Orleans Bad Boy" by James Nolan, University of Mississippi Press, $25, 256 pages, cloth cover
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
Danielle Evans, who wrote the popular short story collection “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self,” will visit Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond on Monday, March 20, as part of the institution’s Common Read program.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Saturday, March 04, 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
The seventh annual “An Evening with Great Authors,” which benefits Adult Literacy Advocates, will feature Wendy W. Rodrigue, widow of artist George Rodrigue.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Spots are still available for this weekend's 10th annual Writers and Reader Symposium and Writers Retreat at Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Saturday, February 04, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Registration is open for "The Poem as Collaboration with Song, Story, Spirit, History, Prayer, and More...," a master class poetry workshop with former Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
When the floods of August 2016 washed away most of Southeast Sports Cards and Comics in Denham Springs, owner Eddie Kay had a decision to make: rebuild or close up shop.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Here's a novel idea: Take a book with interesting cover art and bring it to life using clever photography and live models.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Monday, December 26, 2016
Army Sgt. 1st Class Joe Willie saw enough in two tours of Afghanistan to return home with post-traumatic stress disorder in 2006. But when he started writing a horror novel, he looked further back and closer to home to find a plot.
Saturday, December 24, 2016
"The Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in the Canebrakes of the Old South" by James T. McCafferty, Canebrake Publishing Company, $24.95, www.canebrakes.com
"Long Shot: A Soldier, A Senator, A Serious Sin, An Epic Louisiana Election" by Tyler Bridges and Jeremy Alford, Lisburn Press, $26.95
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Saturday, December 10, 2016
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library is teaming up with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank again this year with the return of the Food for Fines holiday incentive.
Saturday, December 03, 2016
Area students in grades 1-12 in public or private schools can write on the topic “What I Treasure” for the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, Student Writing Contest 2016.
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Kentucky writer, poet and educator Crystal Wilkinson’s novel, “Birds of Opulence,” has been named winner of the 2016 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Saturday, November 05, 2016
Sunday, October 30, 2016
Author and historian Shane K. Bernard grew up in Acadiana near the banks of Bayou Teche, but it took a trip to Disney World to inspire him to write a history of the waterway.