Folwell Dunbar



Folwell Dunbar is a former Peace Corps volunteer, teacher, coach, and principal. He has worked with schools in all but three states, and his musings on education and other topics have appeared in numerous publications, including Teacher Magazine, Independent School, Middle Ground, School Administrator, Edutopia, Pacific Standard, and The Lens. A graduate of Duke and Tulane, he currently lives and teaches in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 4
What Doesn’t Kill You: Reflections on the Ups, Downs, and In-Betweens

11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


He Falls Well: A Memoir of Survival



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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