NEW YORK — Books by former Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate Albert Woodfox, New Orleans native Sarah M. Broom and Shreveport poet Jericho Brown are finalists for this year's 70th annual National Book Awards, it was announced Tuesday.
Tulane University School of Architecture professor Richard Campanella will be honored as the 20th Annual Louisiana Writer Award winner at the Louisiana Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library will feature Matt de la Peña in its 42nd annual author-illustrator program at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Admission is free and suitable for families.
Former Baton Rougean Stacey McCrory, who now lives in Mississippi, has published her first book, “I Finished High School. Now What?"
John Broven, while living in the South of England during the 1950s and ’60s, loved American blues, rhythm-and-blues and swamp pop. He later documented the music in a trio of essential books, including the newly revised “South to Louisiana: The Mus…