2021 Louisiana Book Festival Program of Events:
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2021 Streaming Dates At-A-Glance

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At the festival

The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana is proud to present the 17th edition of this free, world-class literary celebration. In lieu of our usual live and in-person festival this year, we are pleased to feature over 30 virtual programs with more than 80 authors, poets, and other participants. Author pages will be posted soon and the full schedule of programs will be available in mid-October. Check back here or follow us on Facebook for more details!

The virtual 2021 Louisiana Book Festival offers you a chance to see exceptional writers, find new books to read, and enjoy some thought-provoking presentations.


2018 Louisiana Writer Award Presentation

2018 LBF Video

Comment from a 2017 LBF attendee

This was a truly wonderful literary experience.


Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion, or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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