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Reader Beware, You’re in for a Scare!

The Friends of the Terrebonne Parish Public Library are excited to announce the 15th annual Jambalaya Writers’ Conference, to be held at the Main Library on March 3, 2018. R.L. Stine is scheduled to give the keynote address.

Witty, funny, and always scary, R.L. Stine’s books were the voice of a generation. The Guinness Book of World Records has named him the best-selling series author in history, having sold more than 400 million copies of hisGoosebumps series alone. His empire of children and young adult horror fiction has expanded through film, video games, television, and, most recently, the movies.

Other writers include Joshilyn Jackson, Melissa Marr, Louisiana Poet Laureate Jack Bedell, David Middleton, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Katy Simpson Smith, Ladee Hubbard, Bill Loehfelm, Liz Talley, and more. JWC promotes art within the community, enriches creativity, and offers guidance to writers of all skill levels and experience. Not a writer? No worries! Hear wonderful presentations from the insightful minds behind the pages of your favorite books. JWC also offers an afternoon book fair where folks of all backgrounds can mingle with attending writers.

Registration begins December 1. Conference fee is $35 and $40 at the door. You MUST register to attend the keynote address and to be eligible for a lunch ticket. Fiction and poetry contest submissions are due February 1.

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For more information call 985.850.5301 or email is located at the Terrebonne Parish Main Library (151 Library Drive, Houma, LA).

Conference Hotel

Courtyard Marriott
142 Library Drive
Houma, LA 70360



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