Meet Award-Winning Authors and Enjoy Lunch at the Writers and Readers Symposium

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 the authors. Presentations will continue following lunch until approximately 3:30 pm.

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.

Tickets purchased in advance are $55 and $65 at the door. Tickets are available at

Even though The Palms at Juban Lakes Apartments in Denham Springs, Baton Rouge provides you with all of the comfort, convenience, and entertainment you could possibly desire, we encourage our residents to venture outside of our apartment community and explore all that the city has to offer!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, February 16, 2019—8:30 AM

Event Venue Location:
Hemingbough Convention Center
10101 Highway 965 West
Saint Francisville, Louisiana 70775

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