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The Writers and Readers Symposium

  • 10101 Highway 965 West Saint Francisville, LA 70775
  • Hemingbough
  • February 16, 2019
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: $55 in advance, $65 at the door
  • 2252455025

Spend a day, including a delicious lunch with homemade desserts, with the following award-winning authors: Jack Bedell, Jason Berry, Alysson Foti Bourque, Dima Ghawi, C.H. Lawler and Erica Spindler

Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. on February 16, 2019 at beautiful Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville, LA. From 9:00 a.m. to noon, these authors will read from and discuss their writing and creative processes. At noon, lunch will be served and participants will be able to eat lunch with these authors. Presentations will continue following lunch until approximately 3:30pm.

Conundrum Books and Puzzles in St. Francisville will have copies of these authors' books on site for sale, and the authors will be delighted to autograph them and chat with participants.

A Novel Image Art Show will also be held in conjunction with the Symposium. It will include photographs, paintings, and sculptures related to writing and literature. The audience will pick their favorite works of art, and awards will be given to the first, second and third place winners.
Tickets purchased in advance are $ 55.00. At the door on the day of the event they will be $ 65.00.

This program is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.

The Writers Retreat led by Louisiana Poet Laureate Jack Bedell and will take place on Sunday February 19, 2018. You must select the Writers Retreat Ticket Option to be included, it is a separate ticket from the Saturday Symposium.

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