"If Only That Tree Could Talk …" by Kevin A. Rodrigue, Archway Publishing, 108 pages
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."
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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.
“Juke Joint Men,” a coffee-table book composed of blues-themed art, poetry and history, began with a party. Or, more precisely, a supper party.
Your kids are going to be delighted at the Books from the Bayou event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at Louisiana's Old State Capitol.
Houston writer Bryan Washington’s debut book, “Lot,” a collection of short stories, has been named winner of the 2019 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.