Zachary Richard



Zachary Richard is best known as a singer-songwriter and musician, having recorded twenty albums including gold and platinum records. He is the author of four volumes of French language poetry and the winner of several poetry prizes. In collaboration with his daughter, Sarah Lattés, he is the author of four children’s books. Founding member of Action Cadienne, Richard is Louisiana’s first French language Poet Laureate. In 2017, he was decorated Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres.




12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
Book Talk
L’il Red in the Great White North

1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


L'il Red in the Great White North

In this second installment of "The Adventures of L’il Red and Hopewell Green" series, the Louisiana duo find themselves transported to the Great White North (Canada), where they find an array of new friends and adventures.


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