November 1 & 2, 2019
Donney RoseTyler Robert SheldonYuri Herrera
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Share the Love! Donate Now to Festival of Words! Attention all lovers of the written and spoken word, Festival of Words needs your financial help as we get ready for our FIFTH annual festival! Please donate anything you can, big or small, to help us continue to offer St. Landry/St. Martin/Lafayette
    • your best-known free literary arts festival
    • dozens of free author readings
    • open mic events year-round at Casa Azul
    • community writing workshops
    • public school creative writing and performance workshops
    • Creative Writing Contest
    • oral history storytelling events
    • Drive-by Poetry performances at a location near you

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The Festival of Words is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Endowment for the Arts.

The Festival of Words appreciates partnerships with Acadiana Writing Project; Grand Coteau Cultural Arts Foundation; the Thensted Center; Lyrically Inclined; Beth Fusilier of Sterling Kia, Graphic Designer Tracy.Duhamel; Chicorys Coffee & Cafe'; Grand Coteau Bistro, Giles Auto Rent; Nunu's Arts and Culture Collective, and St. Landry Parish Tourism. We are also supported by many generous donors of our community and from all over the country.

We also appreciate in-kind support from The Center for Louisiana Studies at UL, and C. Bruce Snow, Data Management.

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