Dr. Megan Holt is Executive Director for One Book One New Orleans and the Words & Music Festival. She received the 2014 Literacy Champion of Greater New Orleans award. In 2015, she was named one of Gambit Weekly’s “40 Under 40” and New Orleans Magazine’s “People to Watch.” In 2021, she gave a TEDx Talk titled “Becoming Part of the Story” on becoming an advocate for adult literacy.
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.