Various venues will have a good time literature and its effect on the area’s way of life with storytelling, workshops, readers theatre, song, bouree lessons and match, bus and boat tours, a 5K run and meals. Anyone who is acquainted with James Lee Burke and his fictional character, detective Dave Robicheaux, is aware of of New Iberia and fascinating mixture of background, hospitality and records.
Burke spent his summers in New Iberia with spouse and children, gambling and fishing inside the many water holes that populate the region. His family’s place of origin is without a doubt very expensive to him, as evidenced by way of the prominent component that his fictionalized version of New Iberia performs in every of his novels. The Festival celebrates the literary expertise that region has to provide by means of highlighting a different Great Southern Writer.
The author will exchange every year however the event will feature an executed writer that calls the south domestic or explores a completely unique factor of our lifestyle. The symposium will characteristic an writer analyzing, a dialogue, and a question and answer session. Join them to explore the wonder of an area rich in history, subculture, and lore.