Conference registration for the one-day event is only $35. A Novel Excerpt Contest and a Poetry Contest are held in conjunction with the conference and have additional entry fees for interested participants - about $5 each.
Attendees are able to network with other accomplished and aspiring writers, editors and publishers. The Book Fair provides a variety of both professional development volumes and reading materials for pleasure.
Support for the conference comes from a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. The Arts Council of New Orleans administered the grant.
Doors open at 7:30 a.m with the first session kicking off at 8:30 a.m. The event runs until 5 p.m. at the beautiful Terrebonne Parish Main Library, 151 Library Drive in Houma. For details on next years conference, look for the facebook page. They start planning in May.
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