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EXPERIENCE A CELEBRATION OF LITERATURE AND ART
A Celebration of Literature and Art at a Glance
A BIT OF BACKGROUND
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.
Saturday February 16, 2019
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.
2019 Featured Speakers are:
Alysson Foti Bourque
Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. on February 16, 2019 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.
2019 WRITERS RETREAT AT GREENWOOD PLANTATION
During a weekend retreat hosted by A Celebration of Literature and Art , Jack Bedell will focus on helping writers to really lock in on voice, tone and a sense of community. Writers are invited to bring up to 5 pages of writing for critique and group discussion. There will also be the opportunity to generate new writing on site during the event.
Rooms are available at Greenwood Plantation and should be booked directly through Greenwood: 6838 Highland Rd.; St Francisville, LA 70775. The phone number is (225) 655-4475, and their website is greenwoodplantation.com. Please mention that you are part of the "Writers Reteat".
The writers retreat will begin with a wine and cheese reception and mixer Saturday Feb 16 at 6 pm to meet everyone and the workshop will be held from 9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m., Sunday, February 17, and participants may send submissions in advance for critiquing. The coordinator for these events is Missy Couhig, (email@example.com).
This event is hosted by A celebration of Literature and Arts in conjunction with the 2019 Writers & Readers Symposium (tickets to symposium available separately at : https://bontempstix.com/events/2019-writers-readers-symposium). These programs are 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.
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.