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Louisiana Book Festival WordShops

October 27

Preceding the Louisiana Book Festival are an exciting slate of writing workshops, led this year by authors André Dubus III, John Dufresne, Fatima Shaik, and Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith. The award-winning and bestselling authors will lead half-day writing “WordShops” on a variety of topics. Here’s what to expect:

9 am–noon: Flash! Writing the Very Short Story with John Dufresne; Bringing History Home with Fatima Shaik

1 pm–4 pm: Surrendering to the Mystery of Story with André Dubus III; What’s Good for Fiction Is Good for Poetry: Show Us, but Please Don’t Tell Us with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith

Registration for each WordShop is $50; for anyone attending two WordShops, the cost is $90. Space is limited. Registration payments are due by October 23. After that date, registration will be accepted as space allows. To register, call (225) 219-9503 or visit louisianabookfestival.org.

701 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge


October 27