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…
Best-selling authors Walter Isaacson, David Brooks and J.D. Vance are among those scheduled to take part in the sixth annual Walker Percy Weekend on May 31 to June 2 in St. Francisville.
"Louisiana Poets, A Literary Guide" by Catharine Savage Brosman and Olivia McNeely Pass, University Press of Mississippi, 256 pages, cloth cover, $28
The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana has announced the 2019 winners of the annual Letters About Literature contest.
Entries will be accepted through Aug. 15 for the 13th annual Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence, which comes with a $10,000 prize.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Library on Saturday, April 27, will host its second Mid City Micro-Con at the Main Library on Goodwood Boulevard. With a mission to focus on diversity and inclusion, the organization set this year’s micro-con theme as “…
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Louisiana Center for the Book will hold the ninth annual “Just Listen to Yourself: The Louisiana Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets” program.