Sarah M. Broom, author of "The Yellow House," will discuss her New York Times bestseller at a free, interactive panel discussion at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the East Baton Rouge Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
There's still time to register for Baton Rouge Community College's virtual Women’s History month celebration, featuring a keynote address by Angie Thomas, author of the New York Times best-selling novel, "The Hate U Give."
When Lou Major, fresh out of LSU's journalism school, joined the staff of the Bogalusa Daily News in 1950, little did he know that he would soon be leading the newspaper through a time of major societal change.
The 14th annual Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence will be presented in an online ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, to Gabriel Bump for his debut novel, “Everywhere You Don’t Belong.”
There's a familiar voice on the newly released audiobook "Mr. New Orleans: The Life of a Big Easy Underworld Legend" by New Orleans writer Matthew Randazzo V.
'The Best Christmas Day,' by Anne M. Thomas with illustrations by Bradley Peterson; Anne M. Thomas Publishing; 32 pages
Ann Savoy has completed the long-awaited second volume of her landmark book, “Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People.”
Chicago native Gabriel Bump’s debut novel, “Everywhere You Don’t Belong,” has been named winner of the 2020 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.
Baton Rouge native M.O. "Neal" Walsh is out with a new book, "The Big Door Prize," and it's already garnering critical acclaim.
Author Anne Butler and artist Darrell Chitty are releasing their new book, "The Soul of St. Francisville," at a book signing and portrait reveal from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Hemingbough, 10101 LA 965, just south of St Francisville.
Dege Legg’s fourth book, "Cablog: Diary of a Cabdriver," takes a deep dive into the undercarriage of a midsized Southern city, detailing the five crazy years Legg drove a taxicab in Lafayette.
In the old days (you know, pre-coronavirus), right now you might be chomping down on a deep-fried Oreo at the fair.
The advice often given to new moms is "sleep when the baby sleeps." For her purposes, author Julie Miller Pennell adapted that to "write when the baby sleeps."
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library will feature Candace Fleming in its 43rd annual author-illustrator program at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Admission is free and suitable for families.
Entries will be accepted through Aug. 31 for the 14th annual Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, which honors outstanding literary work from rising African-American authors.
Students in Louisiana did a lot of reading over the past year, and now the State Library has tallied the votes to come up with this year's Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Awards.
In a celebration of Black History Month, “Gather at the River: A Tribute to Ernest J. Gaines” will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the seminar center in the State Library, 701 N. Fourth St.
ST. FRANCISVILLE — The annual Writers and Readers Symposium is being held Saturday, Feb. 15, at Hemingbough Convention Center, 10101 La. 965 West.