Attending Exhibitors

2019 Exhibitors

Attending exhibitors: I sent out an informational email last week, so if you didn't receive it, check your junk/spam folder, especially if you have a gmail account. The information in the email is here: Information for attending exhibitors! There were also a few attachments, so email if you didn't get them.

64 Parishes

Sponsor Tents

64 Parishes, an award-winning magazine about Louisiana history and culture, is published quarterly by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

[225] Magazine

Sponsor Tents

[225] is a monthly lifestyle magazine that covers the people, places, food, events, and arts and culture that make Baton Rouge such a unique, special place to live. It is available for free at restaurants, coffee shops, and entertainment venues around the city.


Acadia Authors Collective

Exhibitor Tent C

Book signings by Louisiana authors Jack Caldwell and George Sanchez

Adult Literacy Advocates

Exhibitors' Row

Adult Literacy Advocates helps adults in the Greater Baton Rouge area achieve personal, family, and employment goals by improving their literacy skills.

The Advocate

Sponsor Tents

The Advocate is a daily newspaper with editions in the Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Lafayette areas.

Amber Marie

Exhibitors' Row

Meet the author, Amber Martin. She will have beautiful children's books that address mental health and t-shirts and games that highlight the characters of the books.

Arcadia Publishing

Exhibitor Tent A

Arcadia is the nation's leading publisher of local books and home of the iconic sepia-jacketed Images of America series featuring unique hyper-local histories of countless hometowns across all fifty states.

Aurora Book Company

Exhibitors' Row

Aurora Book Company is an independent publisher/bookseller, selling good reads at affordable prices. Magi: Commencement and Borderline by D.M. Borne will be available for purchase.

Authors C. I. Chevron
and Stone Keye

Exhibitor Tent C

A treasure trove of books ranging from steampunk and urban fantasy to science fiction

Tassa Avara,
Christian Author and Illustrator

Exhibitors' Row

Meet a Louisiana author and illustrator to get signed copies of three Christian children's books that present morals through lovable characters.


Ana Ban

Exhibitors' Row

Young Adult and Adult novels

Alexis Braud

Exhibitor Tent C

Author and illustrator of many Louisiana books, with original art as well.

Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans

Exhibitors' Row

Published by the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans chronicles modern efforts to save the soul of a 300-year-old city and ensure its bright future honors its rich past


Lisa Poché Calhoun & Victoria Marie Rouillier

Exhibitors' Row

Child author Victoria Rouillier knew exactly what she wanted to write when she asked her grandmother, 2018 featured author Lisa Poché Calhoun, for assistance. Check out her adorable children's book on Exhibitors' Row!

James Callen,
Bible teacher and author

Exhibitors' Row

Grow in the Grace probes biblical accounts of Jesus' interactions with Peter and follows that as a developmental model for today's Christians to go deeper in their walk with Jesus.

Carpe Librum Crafts

Exhibitors' Row

Magnetic bookmarks and book-related crafts

Children's Books by Patrice Maguire

Exhibitor Tent C

Children's books that help children recognize fear and sadness as they relate to the characters in the books. The books also encourage bonding and transparency and introduce journaling.

Churchill's Revelation:
a Novel of WWII

Exhibitors' Row

A novel of WWII to entertain and challenge by Merrill Hardy, Military Service World Record Holder
~All Profits Donated to Disabled American Veterans~

Sanovia Coleman-Nelson

Exhibitors' Row

Faith-based devotional, autobiography of a survivor, educators and paraprofessionals

The Conundrum Books & Puzzles

Exhibitor Tent C

The Conundrum Books and Puzzles of St. Francisville, Louisiana, features a nice selection of local and regional titles specializing in signed books by Southern writers.

Country Roads Magazine

Sponsor Tents

Published continuously since 1983, Country Roads magazine enriches our readers' understanding and experience of the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast region's events and festivals, travel experiences, cuisine, history, and arts.

Creative Culture Books

Exhibitors' Row

Children's books

The Crowns of Croswald

Exhibitor Tent B

Children's book and middle grade fantasy series


Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism

Exhibitor Tent B

Find out all the ways you can #FeedYourSoul in Louisiana by visiting the DCRT booth,, and

Diocese of Baton Rouge
Archives Department

Exhibitor Tent A

Abstracts of sacramental records (baptisms, marriages, and burials) for genealogical research published in a 22-volume set. Other publications include a comprehensive history of the Diocese of Baton Rouge and books related to Catholicism in Southeast Louisiana.

Daphne Marie Doucette

Exhibitor Tent C

Meet the New Orleans native indie author of Dirty Butter and Always Was Who I Always Am.

DVille Press, LLC

Exhibitors' Row

Publisher of Louisiana authors, new and reprinted. Check us out at Located in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.


East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Bookmobile and Tents at intersection of Spanish Town Road and
North 4th Street

In addition to demonstrating library resources on the Bookmobile, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library will announce the 2020 Spring One Book One Community title.

Elle Productions, Inc.

Exhibitors' Row

Books for children, CDs, book manuscript editing, instructions in creative writing and independent publishing

Jonathan Emerson, Poet

Exhibitor Tent C

A book of romance poetry


Flippy & Friends
Children's Books

Exhibitors' Row

Children's books and stuffies

Bobby Franklin

Exhibitors' Row

Catahoula is a unique coming-of-age tale in the style of a memoir. It is a refreshing read that is a nostalgic work depicting the charms and hardships of country life in the mid-20th century.


Georgette Ann

Exhibitors' Row

Author of Heart Prints: a Dance of Heartache and Healing, a debut collection of poetry and prose

Goal Getter, LLC

Exhibitor Tent B

Children's books and a motivational and inspirational book

Greater Baton Rouge Chapter, National Federation of the Blind
of Louisiana

Exhibitors' Row

The GBR chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of LA advocates, educates, and improves lives of the blind and informs the community about blindness.


The Greenest Tree
Schaefer Publishing

Exhibitors' Row

In this award-winning holiday story, a curious young Christmas tree navigates the circle of life and discovers that the magic of a Christmas tree does not end when the holiday is over.

Marian Olivia Heath Griffin

Exhibitors' Row

Featuring ten books, including: Cultural Gumbo: Our Roots, Our Stories; A Diary of Lettie’s Daughter; Then there Was Nia; Born in a Shack, Did Not Hold Me Back; and the popular Mama Fannie

Guys With Ties Comics

Exhibitors' Row

GWTComics will have issue #1 and the newly-released issue #2 of their popular Chicken Wing Man series for sale.


H.B. and her Happy Home Cats

Exhibitors' Row

Introducing Happy Home Cats. Travel to Paris for Christmas, stroll along the promenade, taste, smell, and experience the celebration in Happy Home Holidays. Elizabeth Authement shares memories of her travels to Paris in this book.

Historic Fiction by Roosevelt Wright, Jr.

Exhibitor Tent B

Three historic fiction novels: The Trail of the Panther, The Children of Panther Burn, and The Patsy

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Sponsor Tents

The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.

LTG Russel L. Honoré,
US Army (Retired)

Exhibitors' Row

Public Speaker and Consultant. Resilient Leadership. Prepare Today, Survive Tomorrow. Three books: Survival, Leadership in the New Normal, and Don't Get Stuck on Stupid

How Easy Company Became a Band of Brothers

Exhibitor Tent C

Using text and illustrations to retell the "Band of Brothers" story


If I Only Had 25 Hours
in a Day…

by Melinda Turner

Exhibitors' Row

If I Only Had 25 Hours in a Day… is an inspirational book to get you "Refocused, Redirected, and Renewed" - three words that changed my life. Also "Living my Best Life" t-shirts.

I'm Leaving It Up to Me: the Sam Montel Story

Exhibitor Tent C

Autobiography of S.J. Montalbano, aka Sam Montel, who was a Baton Rouge music publisher/promoter


Kel's Educational Corner

Exhibitors' Row

Educational materials and school supplies for grades PreK-12th

Kooshma Reborn

Exhibitor Tent C

Sales of published books and merchandise

Krishna West
Baton Rouge

Exhibitors' Row

Ancient wisdom for modern life. Sharing Bhagavad-Gita As It Is and the teachings and practice of Bhakti Yoga with Louisiana.

Steve Kubicek,
Award-winning Inspirational Author

Exhibitors' Row

Encouraging, award-winning motivational nonfiction: Up and In: Seven Keys to Unlocking Your Potential and inspiring, award-winning historical fiction: Visibly Struck, a novel based on the true experiences and faith of George Washington.


LSU English Department

Exhibitor Tent A

LSU's English Department provides information about literature and cultural programs and events, a display of faculty publications, New Delta Review and Delta literary journals, and prizes from The Dickens Project.

LSU Libraries

Exhibitor Tent A

LSU Libraries are open to the public and provide services and library cards to Louisiana residents free of charge.

LSU Press

Exhibitor Tent A

One of the South's leading scholarly publishers, LSU Press is noted for its books on southern history, literature, the Civil War, Louisiana culture, music, food, fiction, and poetry.

Line by Lion Publications

Exhibitors' Row

High-quality, dynamic, and diverse fiction

Logos & Mythos Press

Exhibitors' Row

Logos & Mythos Press produces quality literature that transcends time and serves as a collaborating partner for the QWERTY Writing Life Podcast.

Louisiana AT&T Pioneers
Capital Council

Exhibitors' Row

Pots, pans, and Pioneers cookbooks

Louisiana Library Connection

Exhibitor Tent C

The Louisiana Library Connection databases are a collection of online subscription databases that are provided to the people of Louisiana by the State Library.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Sponsor Tents

The Mission of Louisiana Public Broadcasting is to provide programming that is intelligent, informative, educational, and entertaining. LPB strives to connect the citizens of Louisiana by creating content that showcases Louisiana’s unique history, people, places, and events.

Loveday Funck Art

Exhibitors' Row

Mixed media poetry and fairy tale themed art

Luna Press

Exhibitor Tent A

Founded in New Orleans, Luna Press is dedicated to the publishing of beautiful illustrated books that emphasize the correspondence between words and images.


Author D. A. Martin

Exhibitors' Row

Young Adult fantasy novel Clary and the Chained King by southern Louisiana author D. A. Martin

Anne Clayre Mason, Author

Exhibitors' Row

Mystery and romance novels

Author and Poet
Lorrie "Lo Mel" Melbert

Exhibitors' Row

Author Lorrie Melbert will have her book Why Not Me? available for purchase, as well as coordinating notebooks.

Memoirs of Courage

Exhibitor Tent A

Jo Alch and Christy Pickering, memoir writers from Slidell, each share personal stories of courage.

Milligan's Wharf: a Retrospective

Exhibitors' Row

A self-published book of stories, essays, and poems that span 40 years and two coasts proves that a safe harbor is never far away.

Miracle of Moe

Exhibitor Tent C

Children's books, finger puppets, coloring books

Mixed Nuts Publishing, LLC

Exhibitors' Row

Book 1: Georges the Goose from Toulouse Who Only Ate Couscous
Book 2: Georges the Goose from Toulouse Who Slurped his Juice

Fred Mulhearn
"Louisiana's Own Cartoonist"

Exhibitors' Row

Looziana Political Cartoons is a collection of over 300 cartoons, dating back to 1980 - all about Louisiana politics. Life in Looziana is a book of non-political cartoons about what makes Louisiana different, unique, and sometimes just plain weird.


Nicole's Creations

Exhibitors' Row

Book art and compact cases personalized

Northwestern State University
Department of English and
Louisiana Folklife Center

Exhibitor Tent A

The Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies will provide information and guidance on our academic programs at Northwestern State University and the Folklife Center.


Lacey Odoms, Author of Conversations with the Heart and Soul

Exhibitors' Row

Conversations with the Heart and Soul poems are religiously, socially, and politically charged. Lacey Odoms exposes social issues and encounters individuals' experiences around the world to draw us closer.

Offbeat Media

Sponsor Tents

Offbeat music and culture media

Out on a Limb

Exhibitors' Row

Used books, custom art and gifts, and local pastries


Exhibitors' Row

Four-book series about the Gulf Coast. Family and children friendly.

Pelican Publishing Company

Exhibitor Tent A

Regional books by Louisiana authors and about Louisiana for children and adults

Purposeful Pain

Exhibitors' Row

Spiritual growth book to empower people to reach their purpose


Rita Youngblood Rabalais

Exhibitor Tent C

Children's books by Louisiana author Rita Youngblood Rabalais: Seventy Times Seven and The Piano's Song. Handmade rag dolls and music-related jewelry, both made by the author, will also be available.

River Road Press

Exhibitor Tent B

River Road Press was founded in 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our mission is to publish local and regional authors with a focus on history, children's books, and Southern culture.

River Road Recipes

Exhibitors' Row

Share in the secrets of fine Creole and Cajun cooking with the Junior League of Baton Rouge's award-winning cookbook series River Road Recipes.

The Roots Art Connection

Exhibitors' Row

Poetry-inspired books and shirts


Saint Charles Press

Exhibitors' Row

Featuring the books The Soldier and the Camellia and Take a Ride on a Streetcar and the pen and inks of Lola Legier Maduell and others

Shanna Sarsin

Exhibitors' Row

Elephants, Bunnies & a Headless Giraffe: a Novel

Shadows on the Bayou

Exhibitors' Row

Come explore the bayou land with a young boy who has love and gratitude for his family in Shadows on the Bayou: a Grateful Story with Acadiana Culture children's book.

Shirley's Story: The Heart Always Remembers

Exhibitors' Row

Is it true that an elephant never forgets? This inspiring true story about Shirley, one of the oldest elephants in captivity in North America, may shed light on this question!

Jacqueline E. Smith

Exhibitors' Row

Author of family-friendly books of multiple genres, including paranormal, young adult, and romance

Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators

Exhibitor Tent C

Children's book writers/illustrators will sign their books. SCBWI materials will also be available for anyone interested in writing/illustrating for children and young adults.

Southern Christian Writers

Exhibitors' Row

We offer educational information for writers of all levels, as well as training in marketing and professional speaking. The meetings are free and open to the public.

The Southern Review

Exhibitor Tent A

The Southern Review, a literary journal published quarterly at LSU, features fiction, poetry, and non-fiction essays from many award-winning authors and poets.

Todd-Michael St. Pierre

Exhibitor Tent B

The books of Louisiana author Todd-Michael St. Pierre

State Library of Louisiana

Exhibitor Tent B

The State Library provides Louisianians access to a wide array of print and electronic resources via statewide and international lending networks as well as its own collections, including the Louisiana Collection, an archival collection of all things Louisiana, including books, photographs, digital images, and more.

Sticks and Stones
by Terry Lindsey

Exhibitors' Row

Can we survive without words? What if words were eliminated from a thought-controlled society? Welcome to the Machine! Sticks and Stones challenges us all on the path we are heading down. Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, and Google Play.

Daniel Strickland

Exhibitors' Row

From prints to coloring books, Strickland offers an array of plus-sized pin-up prints from his series NerdGirl, including but not limited to the Cajun Cookin' Cuties series.

The Swamp Kids

Exhibitor Tent C

Six books in the Adventures of the Swamp Kids children's book series


TGI's Urban Shepherd -- Dreamer and Achiever

Exhibitor Tent B

Terra-Genesis is a nonprofit agency assisting individuals to become self-empowered.

Talking Books and Braille Library

Exhibitor Tent B

The Talking Books and Braille Library is a free service for qualified Louisianians whose visual or physical impairments cause difficulty reading standard books and print.

Ariane O'Pry Trammell

Exhibitor Tent C

Author/illustrator of both Cajun and Christian-themed children's books

Tobey Truestory

Exhibitors' Row

Printed copies of novels and graphic novels, prints of artwork

The Truth-Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Exhibitors' Row

The Truth-Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs songbook contains three original parts: "Inspiration," "Spiritual Songs," and "Perfect Prefer." The Claretha CD features a cappella singing; you can find samples here and here.


University of Louisiana Press

Exhibitor Tent A

The UL Press is the world's largest publisher of Louisiana-related works.

The Urantia Book Fellowship

Exhibitor Tent B

The Urantia Book, a revelation about the nature of God, the organization of His universe, the history of our planet, the origin and destiny of humankind, the life of Jesus.

Usborne Books & More

Exhibitor Tent C

Usborne and Kane Miller Books are the most exciting, engaging, and educational books available on the market today for children and young adults.


Virtuous Books,
Author Sheila L. Jackson

Exhibitor Tent C

Contemporary Christian romance, suspense novels, and Christian Living nonfiction

Visit Baton Rouge

Mobile Visitor Information Cart

Find helpful resources on what to do in and around Baton Rouge at our Infeaux on the Geaux mobile information cart!


WRKF 89.3 Public Radio

Sponsor Tents

WRKF 89.3 FM, Baton Rouge's NPR station, informs and entertains the community with news, information, and cultural programming. WRKF: Discover with us!

West Baton Rouge Museum

Exhibitor Tent A

A regional history museum set on a six-acre campus that tells the stories of Louisiana's sugar plantation country from Slavery to Civil Rights

Whitlee's Magical Adventure and
The Day You Came Home

Exhibitors' Row

Whitlee's Magical Adventure is a magical unicorn adventure and The Day You Came Home is a heartfelt adoption story.

Mandy L. Woodall

Exhibitors' Row

If you like steamy contemporary romance, Mandy L. Woodall's series is for you.


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