Attending Exhibitors

2017 Exhibitors

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Acadia Authors Collective

Exhibitor Tent B

Book signings by Louisiana authors Jack Caldwell, Scarlet Hawthorne, George Sanchez, and Colette L. Saucier

Acadian Books

Exhibitors' Row

Two books about the deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia in 1755 and 1758 and how they eventually settled in Louisiana

Adult Literacy Advocates

Exhibitors' Row

Adult Literacy Advocates helps adults in the Greater Baton Rouge area achieve personal, family, and employment goals by improving their literacy skills.

The Advocate

Sponsor Tents

The Advocate is a daily newspaper with editions in the Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lafayette areas.

Deep Denial
by David Billings

Exhibitors' Row

Award-winning history: Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremecy in U.S. History and Life by David Billings


Baton Rouge Cartoonist Society

Exhibitors' Row

Original comic books, coloring books, and art by Baton Rouge cartoonists

Bayou Magazine

Exhibitors' Row

International literary magazine of prose and poetry

Beautiful Crescent

Exhibitor Tent C

Books: Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans; Louisiana: The First 300 Years

BizEntine Press

Exhibitors' Row

Award-winning fiction and nonfiction; Best LA Historical Fiction Evangeline: Paradise Stolen; Genealogy; Dudley LeBlanc's True Story of the Acadians and The Acadian Miracle; Acadian/Cajun history; Copyright Handbooks (Films, Screenplays, Music); and more!

Ashley Blake,
Louisiana Suspense Writer

Exhibitor Tent C

Stories filled with drama, violence, and mystery, Mr. Blake is the author of Nightriders, Dark Bayou, Dear Arial, and The Parent Killer. All of his novels are available on

Books Along the Teche Literary Festival

Exhibitor Tent B

The official Books Along the Teche Literary Festival will be held April 6-8, 2018 predominantly in New Iberia's historic district, but will also include events around Iberia Parish.


Author Keke Chanel

Exhibitors' Row

Suspense fiction author of ten published books

Colorism Healing

Exhibitors' Row

Anthologies of poems and essays exploring the issue of colorism


Diocese of Baton Rouge
Archives Department

Exhibitor Tent A

Abstracts of the birth, marriage, and death records of the Catholic church in southeast Louisiana. Invaluable resources for family historians and genealogists!

Do You Believe in Magic?

Exhibitors' Row

Books sales of Do You Believe in Magic? by M. E. Nevill

Donkey Otie -
Christmas Tradition

Exhibitors' Row

Children's pictorial Christmas poem book, Donkey Otie's Forever Birthday Story, by Louisiana author Vicky Branton


East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Bookmobile and Tents at the intersection of
Spanish Town Road & North 4th Street

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library Bookmobile and staff will be on hand to celebrate Baton Rouge's Bicentennial, announce the 2018 Spring One Book One Community series, register attendees for cards, and award prizes to those competing in the games!

Enjoyable Reading

Exhibitors' Row

My books will keep you entertained and wanting more. Very enjoyable books!


Fairy Surreal

Exhibitors' Row

Literary-themed jewelry and art prints as well as original poetry books

Melinda Taliancich Falgoust

Exhibitors' Row

Melinda Taliancich Falgoust is an author of fiction and nonfiction for children and adults. Her novels and picture books have won international awards.

Four Strength Lions
by C.J. Gray

Exhibitor Tent C

The adventures of four lions as they fight against Danny the Raging Lion. Danny unleashes a war, while the four lions fight to save the people from destruction.

Stephanie Fournet, contemporary romance author

Exhibitor Tent B

Amazon best-selling author Stephanie Fournet has written five novels and one novella. She will be signing and selling her books at the Louisiana Book Festival.


Geaux Vintage Market

Exhibitor Tent B

Vintage - Rare Books, Postcards, and Ephemera

Dima Ghawi,
International Leadership Speaker

Exhibitor Tent B

Dima Ghawi shares her Middle Eastern background through her books, posters, and other creative materials.


Leon Hardnett / JATAL Enterprises, Inc.

Exhibitors' Row

Books of poetry and prose

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Sponsor Tents

The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.


If I Only Had 25 Hours
in a Day…

by Melinda Turner

Exhibitors' Row

If I Only Had 25 Hours in a Day… is an inspirational book to get you "Refocused, Redirected, and Renewed" - three words that helped change my life. Also "LIVING MY BEST LIFE" t-shirts.


Steve Kubicek,
Award-winning Inspirational Author

Exhibitors' Row

Inspirational / leadership books: Visibly Struck, based on the true experiences of George Washington and his faith in the invisible hand of God; and UP and IN: Seven Keys to Unlocking Your Potential


LSU English Department

Exhibitor Tent A

LSU's English Department provides information about literacy and cultural programs and events, a display of faculty publications, New Delta Review and Delta literary journals, and prizes from The Dickens Project.

LSU Libraries

Exhibitor Tent A

LSU Libraries' services to the public

LSU Press

Exhibitor Tent A

One of the South's leading scholarly publishers, LSU Press is noted for its books on southern history, literature, the Civil War, Louisiana culture, music, food, fiction, and poetry.

LSU School of Library
& Information Science

Exhibitor Tent A

Pop in for candy, bookmarks, and fun pictures!

Lavender Ink / Diálogos

Exhibitor Tent C

A literary publisher in New Orleans

Linda Leonard
Inspiration Publishing, LLC

Exhibitors' Row

Books: The ABC's of Success: 26 Keys to a Successful Life; Frugal Times; and Avi

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

Sponsor Tents

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities provides all Louisianians access to their rich, shared, and diverse historical, literary, and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

Louisiana Life Magazine

Sponsor Tents

Louisiana's only statewide general interest magazine, and publisher of two cookbooks

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Sponsor Tents

LPB provides informative, educational, and entertaining television and web programs to homes and schools. LPB's programs specialize in showcasing Louisiana's unique history, art, and culture.

Deborah Lynne

Exhibitors' Row

Nonfiction and fiction books


Mixed Nuts Publishing, LLC

Exhibitors' Row

Georges the Goose from Toulouse Who Only Ate Couscous


National Federation of the Blind of Louisiana, Greater Baton Rouge Chapter

Exhibitors' Row

We have available free brochures and books, plus small items for donation to raise funds for our annual community service project to help change what it means to be blind.

Nicole's Creations

Exhibitors' Row

Folded books and candy dolls

Northwestern State University
Department of English
Louisiana Folklife Center

Exhibitor Tent A

The Department of English will provide information and guidance on our academic programs at Northwestern State University and the Folklife Center.


Orderly for Lee

Exhibitors' Row

Books: Robert E. Lee's Orderly: A Black Youth's Southern Inheritance, and Robert E. Lee's Orderly: A Black Man's Confederate Journey


Marcus Page

Exhibitors' Row

Books, poetry, short stories, children's stories

Pelican Publishing Company

Exhibitor Tent A

Regional books by Louisiana authors and about Louisiana for children and adults

Kat Pigott, Mason Sibley
Green Dinosaur Pancakes

Exhibitor Tent C

Green dinosaur pancakes magically come to life in Nana's kitchen in this children's book illustrated by teen Mason Sibley.


River Road Press

Exhibitor Tent B

River Road Press is a full-service publishing company committed to publishing the highest quality books and encouraging collaboration and artistic partnership with its authors, illustrators, photographers, and artists.

River Road Recipes

Exhibitors' Row

River Road Recipes - community cookbooks of Junior League of Baton Rouge


SWLA Family Book Festival

Exhibitors' Row

We will be giving festivalgoers FREE bookmarks to encourage them to attend our book festival.

Exhibitors' Row

Books: The Soldier and the Camellia; French and Spanish New Orleans; and more

Thomas Savage, Bookseller

Exhibitors' Row

Used, Rare, and Out-of-Print Books

Shadow of Death
by Jean Sorrell

Exhibitor Tent C

A murder at the leper colony in Carville, Louisiana, terrifies patients. The victim's sister pieces clues together and discovers she's also marked for death. Historical, cozy mystery; 332 pages

The Southern Review

Exhibitor Tent A

The Southern Review, a literary journal published quarterly at LSU, features fiction, poetry, and non-fiction essays from many award-winning authors and poets.


A Truth Worth Tellin'
by Toni Teepell

Exhibitors' Row

A Louisiana tale of two girls and their mamas - a story of friendship, hope, and unconditional love filled with Southern charm and a family's struggle with schizophrenia

'Twas the Night Before Bayou Classic

Exhibitors' Row

Celebrate the excitement, the rivalry, and the tradition of the Bayou Classic in spirited picture books for readers of all ages.


University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press

Exhibitor Tent A

Publisher of Louisiana-related books


Van Rijs and Cirfus, LLC

Exhibitor Tent C

Book No One Knows the Son

Visit Baton Rouge

Mobile Visitor Information Cart

With so many reasons to celebrate, there's never been a better time to explore Baton Rouge! Visit Baton Rouge is your official travel resource. Visit Go BR! Get inspired.


West Baton Rouge Museum

Exhibitor Tent A

The West Baton Rouge Museum is a regional history museum that tells the stories from South Louisiana's past - where history has a name.

Author Tanisca M. Wilson

Exhibitors' Row

Writer of the highly-anticipated books Proclivity and Forbidden Persuasion

White Bird Publications, LLC

Exhibitor Tent B

Books: fiction and nonfiction

Christine Word, Author

Exhibitors' Row

A children's book, Sparks of Light: a Teaching Story About the Circle of Life


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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