Ann B. Dobie
Ann B. Dobie is the author or coauthor of 14 books, compiler and editor of three literary anthologies, and the author of numerous articles on literature and composition. For 13 years she served as founder and director of the National Writing Project of Acadiana. She is currently serving as Editor for the Literature Section of KnowLA, an online encyclopedia of Louisiana history and culture sponsored by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 5
A Chainsaw Guy, a Poet, and a Book Angel
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