David Johnson


David Johnson is the Director of Marketing and Engagement at the Jefferson Parish Library. He previously served as the digital Media Editor for OffBeat magazine, Editor of Publications at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and Editor of Louisiana Cultural Vistas and KnowLA: The Digital Encyclopedia of Louisiana, projects of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Johnson was formerly a member of the board of the State Library of Louisiana and currently serves on the board of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.




10:00 am to 10:45 am
State Library Seminar Center
A New History of the American South
with W. Fitzhugh Brundage, Kari Frederickson, Jon Sensbach, and moderator David Johnson

11:00 am to 11:45 am
State Library, Fourth Floor
Origin Stories: How Time and Place Affect Decisions and Outcomes
with Bart Elmore, James Hoogerwerf, and moderator David Johnson

12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room E
The Auburn Conference
with Tom Piazza and moderator David Johnson



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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