Katie Parry


Have you ever heard of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, or Nederland, Connecticut? Katie Parry has. She’s been working with authors at the local and regional level since 2006, first with The History Press and with Arcadia Publishing since 2015. With degrees in history and public history, she is passionate about preserving local stories and making history more accessible through books published for a general readership. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, two daughters, and three needy dachshunds.




Noon to 1:00 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
Louisiana Towns and Parishes: Opelousas, Plaquemine, Cameron Parish, and West Baton Rouge Parish
with Tom Acosta, Carola Lillie Harley, Stella Carline Tanoos, Andrew Edward Tingler, and moderator Katie Parry



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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