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Festival of Words
Nov 03, 2023 Nov 04, 2023

The Festival of Words is held in Grand Coteau, Louisiana on the first weekend in November. Celebrate the written word with open mics throughout the year that culminate in this two-day festival. Sharpen your craft with creative writing workshops hosted by published authors. There will also be a community stage for open mic and “Drive-by Poetry”. At this event, youth give dramatic presentations of festival authors’ writings. Features for this year’s Festival of Words are: Dante Stewart, the award-winning author of “Shoutin in the Fire”, a story of growing up Black in the South. Stewart is known as a passionate writer and speaker. Charlie Rauh, who has been featured in the past as part of the Cornelius Eady Trio, is an acclaimed guitar player and composer. His work has been inspired by the Bronte sisters, Emily Dickinson and Phyllis Wheatley. Ken Hada is a prolific poet from Oklahoma. His nature-based poetry has won many awards. More Info

Grand Coteau
Grand Coteau, LA 70541

Phone: 337-804-2482
Cost: Free
Reocurrence: yearly
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