Poet Laureate presents Louisiana Poets, Baton Rouge, La

Poet Laureate presents Louisiana Poets Noon–1:30 pm State Library 701 North Fourth Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Wednesday, April 13        In celebration of National Poetry Month, joinLouisiana’s Poet Laureate Darrell Borque as he hosts poets from around the state who will be reading their work.       Participants include Caroline Ancelet, Jack Bedell, Marilyn Burel, Sidney […]

Meet Mary Jane Ryals, Author of Cookie and Me

Textbooks, poetry, novels—Mary Jane Ryals writes them all. Cookie and Me, her debut novel, will be released in September by Kitsune Books. Ryals was named the first Poet Laureate of the Big Bend in 2008 and released her first book of poetry, The Moving Waters, the same year. Ryals performs with a popular poetry troupe, […]