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, "Tennessee Williams and the Burden of Southern Sexuality Studies” and “Queering Welty’s Male Bodies in the Undergraduate Classroom.”
Schedule to be posted here when available.
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.