Gary Richards



Gary Richards is Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication at the University of Mary Washington. He is the author of Lovers and Beloveds: Sexual Otherness in Southern Fiction, 1936-1961 as well as numerous essays on southern literature and culture including, most recently, “Tennessee Williams and the Burden of Southern Sexuality Studies” and “Queering Welty’s Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom.”





3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 3
One Book, One Festival: A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
This program made possible in part by funding from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.



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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