Bayou Soul Writers and Reader's Conference
New Orleans, LA
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
Courtyard Marriott Downtown Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
This Year's Theme:
"Living the Dream"
Highlight Featured Author
Christopher B. Pearman
Thank you for visiting the Bayou Soul Writers and Readers Conference. We are excited about this year's conference! We have a lot of special invited guest, honorees, and great presentations! We are also excited about this year's Oracle Contest for high school seniors! Winners of the contest will have a chance to win scholarship cash prizes! Stay tuned and check back daily as we update the site!
This year's conference will be held July 2nd, 2014 at
Room Rates King and Double Bed Rooms $99.00 per night plus tax
Sheila Goss and Tori Turner
In Conversation with Kimberla Lawson Roby – Everything You Wanted to Know About Publishing But Did Not Know Who To Ask!
Hosted by Friend Girl Book Club in conjunction with Reading Between the Lines Book Club and the Diamond Diva Book Club in conjunction with The Afro-American Book Stop
Conversation with Kimberla Lawson Roby, Latoya Smith (editor at Grand Central Publishing) and Linda A. Duggins (publicity director at Grand Central Publishing) about the writing process, the industry and being an author in 2014.
Conversation moderated by L. Duggins, Q&A and signing
Book clubs, students, church members and the general public (and the media) are all invited.
Books will be sold by The Afro-American Book Stop based in New Orleans. Michele Lewis is the owner.
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Saturday, May 17th
Norman Mayer Branch Library
3001 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122