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Writers and Readers Symposium
Hemingbough Cultural Arts Center
Saint Francisville, LA
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Writers and Readers Symposium
Spend a day, including a delicious lunch with homemade desserts, with the following award-winning authors:  Catharine Savage Brosman, John Kemp, Michael H. Rubin, Genaro K Lý Smith, M.O. Walsh and Ernest J. Gaines.  

Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. on February 17, 2018 at beautiful Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville, LA.  From 9:00 a.m. to noon, these four 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.

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 Genaro Ky Ly Smith will take place on Sunday February 18, 2018.  You must select the Writers Retreat Ticket Option to be included, it is a separate ticket from the Saturday Symposium. Please change the date on the ticketing drop-down window to Feb 18, 2018 in order to purchase a ticket to the Writers retreat.


Hemingbough Cultural Arts Center (View)
10101 Louisiana Highway 965W
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
United States


Arts > Literary

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Writers and Readers Symposium
On BPT Since: Oct 04, 2014
Missy Couhig


Barb H.
Metairie, LA United States
Feb 16, 2018 8:11 AM
Valerie B.
Saint Francisville, LA United States
Feb 15, 2018 10:45 AM
Mary J.
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Feb 12, 2018 7:48 AM
Name Withheld
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Feb 12, 2018 7:44 AM
Nydia K.
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Feb 11, 2018 5:21 PM
Larry K.
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Feb 11, 2018 5:21 PM

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