Erin Z. Bass



A resident of Lafayette, Louisiana, Erin Z. Bass has 18 years of writing experience and received her bachelor’s in Journalism from Louisiana State University. She has worked as a staff writer for The Times of Acadiana and Independent Weekly in Lafayette. She founded Deep South Magazine/ in 2009 and has been reviewing books and interviewing authors since. Her passion is Southern literature, and she also dabbles in writing short stories when she can find the time.




10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
State Capitol, Senate Chamber
Celebrated Authors of Southern Literary Fiction

1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Senate Committee Room F
Southern Literary Standouts



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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