New Orleans Authors
Alphabetical Listings Continued
John & Joyce Corrington, New Orleans Mysteries - New Orleans - Noted movie and television writers John William Corrington and Joyce Corrington have authored a six-book New Orleans mystery series. Originally published in hardback, this series is now available as e-books. Joyce lives in New Orleans.
John Kennedy Toole - (1937 - 1969) - Wrote "A Confederacy of Dunces". Released by Louisiana State University Press in April 1980, A Confederacy of Dunces is nothing short of a publishing phenomenon. You will find his Papers online at Tulane University. Turned down by countless publishers and submitted by the author's mother years after his suicide, the book won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Today there are over 1.5 million copies in print worldwide in eighteen different languages.
Judy Christie - Northwest Louisiana - Judy Christie is an author and consultant who writes inspirational fiction and nonfiction.
Ken Wells - Ken Wells grew up on the banks of Bayou Black deep in South Louisiana's Cajun belt. In 1982, while a reporter for The Miami Herald, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for a series of stories documenting how huge reclamation projects built on behalf of agribusiness interests had accelerated the degradation of the Florida Everglades. He has seven books listed on Amazon and is retired from the Wall Street Journal.
Lillian Hellman - (June 20, 1905 - June 30, 1984) Born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1905, Hellman saw her young life populated by eccentric and avaricious relatives, who later appeared only thinly disguised in her plays.
Louisiana Book Festival - The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana and the Louisiana Library Foundation are delighted to announce their Annual Louisiana Book Festival. Louisiana's FREE, world-class literary celebration offers children and adult booklovers unique opportunities to interact with over 100 exceptional poets, writers and storytellers and to enjoy an inspiring variety of book-related activities, exhibitions and demonstrations. Food & Music, too!
Louisiana Books by Nola Mae Ross - Nola Mae Ross is a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her books tell the true stories and happenings of this state.
Louisiana Center for the Book - was established in the State Library of Louisiana in 1994 for the purpose of stimulating public interest in reading, books and libraries. It is affiliated with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and works to accomplish its mission in three ways: by developing, sponsoring and coordinating statewide reading and writing enrichment programs for children; by identifying and nurturing the objectives of Louisiana's writers, publishers, and others involved in the creation and promotion of books; and by encouraging Louisianians to read by presenting or sponsoring public presentations by accomplished authors, thus enabling the public to interact with living authors.
Louisiana Library Connection Database - using your library card number or your own password, you can use this link to access the libraries' databases as you do on the computers in the library; use your computer at home to browse your libraries databases at your convenience.
Louisiana Library Catalog - This State Library of Louisiana allows you to browse your Parish library systems online from anywhere with their Louisiana Library Connection. Checkout the Louisiana State catalog system online or visit your Parish library with the Louisiana Library Connection link. Don’t forget to check out the Louisiana Collection.
Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association - a non-profit organization comprised of outdoor communicators including newspaper and magazine writers, columnists, editors, photographers, cartoonists, radio and television broadcast journalists, book authors, lecturers and public relations specialists.
Louisiana State University Press - Founded in 1935, the Louisiana State University Press is a nonprofit book publisher dedicated to the publication of scholarly, general interest, and regional books. As an integral part of LSU, the Press shares the university's goal of the dissemination of knowledge and culture.
Louisiana State University Cartographic Information Center - Baton Rouge - The material in the Cartographic Information Center consists of maps, globes, journals, monographs, photographs, slides, and atlases. The Center, which is open to the general public, maintains a collection consisting of two main parts, material owned by the Department of Geography and Anthropology, and the GPO Federal Depository material housed under a selective housing agreement with the Regional Depository Library in Middleton library.
Louisiana Authors Index - The Louisiana Authors Index is an attempt to create a retrospective bibliography of deceased Louisiana authors and their works, including basic biographical information. The Louisiana Authors Index has been recreated as an online, searchable database. You may search by any of the following fields: Section, Last name, First name, Works or Bio. Book titles will be listed in the "Works" field, and you may find references to cities, vocations, institutions, etc., in the "Bio" field. Use the "Section" field to list all authors whose names begin with the same first letter (e.g., input "a" in the Section field, then sort results by last name). Alternately, you may conduct a keyword search, which will reference the selected words from all fields.
Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore - New Orleans - On-line Text Adoptions. On-line Text Ordering. Loyola University New Orleans Authors and General Reading. Featured Products. Monthly Sales Promotions.
Maple Street Book Shop - New Orleans - A New Orleans bookstore for New Orleans authors & visiting booklovers. Also offers a kid's book store next door.
Marcelle Bienvenu - St. Martinville, Louisiana - A columnist for the Times-Picayune, regular feature for Louisiana Cookin' Magazine, several book projects including cook books with recipes, cooking tips and more.
New Orleans Baseball - Baseball has been popular in New Orleans since the late 1850’s and enjoys a rich history that continues through today. We are fortunate to have several of the city’s best baseball historians and writers contributing material in our ARTICLES section.
New Orleans Mysteries - New Orleans - Noted movie and television writers John William Corrington and Joyce Corrington have authored a six-book New Orleans mystery series. Originally published in hardback, this series is now available as e-books. Joyce lives in New Orleans.
New Orleans Stories - Austin, Tx - New Orleans Stories are exactly that - fun little tales about the Big Easy that capture the unique culture and spirit that have made the city a favorite of travelers throughout the world. Like New Orleans itself, you can expect to find a little reverie, a little romance, and a touch of the supernatural, all told from an insider's perspective.
Online News Hour: Fifty Years of "Desire" - offers transcripts of a background report and interview by Elizabeth Farnsworth with a theater director and Tennessee Williams biographer about the enduring nature of the play and the playwright.
Rivertown Repertory Theater - Kenner, Louisiana - It is the mission of the Rivertown Repertory Theatre Guild to provide the highest quality theatrical productions in a season of musicals and plays that foster a high quality of cultural life in the community, maximizing the impact of art for all patrons and fostering an understanding of art’s value with future generations through educational endeavors, while providing a cultural outlet for serious artists who desire to further develop their discipline.
Sean Payton “Home Team” - Coaching the Saints and New Orleans Back to Life by Sean Payton and Ellis Henican. The inspirational true story of how one man led a football team—and a city—to triumph in Super Bowl XLIV.
Shane K. Bernard - Shane Bernard is a historian and the author of five books on the great history of Cajuns. Bernard has discussed south Louisiana history and culture through media outlets like the BBC, CNN, CNBC, NPR, The History Channel, and the National Geographic Society.
Southern Louisiana Chapter of the Romance Writers of America - is to promote excellence in romantic fiction, help writers become published and establish careers in their writing.
State Library of Louisiana Special Services - The State Library provides Talking Books and Braille Library available for borrowing by residents of Louisiana. The State Library also sponsors a number of statewide programs for children such as the annual Summer Reading Program and Louisiana Young Readers Choice Awards.
Stephen Ambrose - (January 10, 1936 - October 13, 2002) - born in Whitewater, Wisconsin, Stephen Ambrose is the father of the D-Day Museum in New Orleans and was a professor of history at the University of New Orleans for over 20 years. He was considered the foremost historian on 20th century America but wrote about other periods in American history as well. His books covered topics such as World War Two, the Lewis and Clark Expedition of the Louisiana Purchase and the Vietnam War as well as presidential biographies. He was President Clinton's historical consultant in preparation for the 50th anniversary of D-Day in 1994 and advised Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks during the making of the epic World War Two film, 'Saving Private Ryan'.
Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival - New Orleans - offers information on Tennessee Williams, links, contests, past and present festivals and more.
Tennessee Williams - (1911-1983) More biographical information of the beloved playwright and author.
Todd-Michael St. Pierre - Louisiana Author - His new book is "Makin' Groceries: A New Orleans Tribute" (a picture book that celebrates New Orleans) with a percent of the proceeds going to benefit The New Orleans Public Library Rebuilding Project! He writes children's books and Cajun & Creole Cookbooks.
Truman Capote - (Sept. 30, 1924 - Aug. 25, 1984) Born in New Orleans , Truman Capote was a Southern Gothic novelist, journalist, and celebrated man-about-town. He was widely hailed as a stylist after publication of his earliest writings.
University Press of the South - New Orleans - publishing company specializing in academic publications.
Whitney Stewart, Childrens Book Author - New Orleans - Whitney Stewart writes for children. She has published thirteen children's books for teens, middle grade, and very young readers. She will give author talks at schools and libraries for a fee.
Writers of Louisiana - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .