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A Celebration of Literature and Art, Inc. offers a wide variety of excellent programs in the arts and the humanities that are designed to stimulate the  creative self in people in our community as well as others throughout Louisiana.

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Spend a day, including a delicious lunch, with award-winning authors.  The authors will read from and discuss their writing and creative processes. There is an art show and competition of literature related artworks, book sales, and plenty of time to interact with the authors and fellow interested and interesting readers and writers.


2020 Featured Speakers are:

Trent Angers

Julie Cantrell

Randy Harelson

Margaret McMullen

Olivia Pass

Catharine Savage Brosman

 Em Shotwell

Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. on February 15, 2020 at beautiful Hemingbough Convention Center in St. Francisville, LA.  From 9:00 a.m. to noon, these four authors will read from and discuss their writing and creative processes.  At noon, lunch will be served and participants will be able to eat lunch with these authors.  Presentations will continue following lunch until approximately 3:30pm.  

Conundrum Books and Puzzles in St. Francisville will have copies of these authors' books on site  for sale, and the authors will be delighted to autograph them and chat with participants.

A Novel Image Art Show will also  be held in conjunction with the Symposium.   It will include photographs, paintings, and sculptures related to writing and literature.  The audience will pick their favorite works of art, and awards will be given to the first, second and third place winners.

This program is supported in part by a Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.

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Support A Celebration of Literature and Art

A Celebration of Literature and Art, Inc. is a 501(c)3  nonprofit .  Our programs are designed to stimulate the creative self in people in our community through our one-of-a-kind programming.  Please consider making a tax deductible donation to support our programs. 

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“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” 

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Get in touch with A Celebration of Literature and Art to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

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