I've gotten a few communications on my annual appearance at the Natchitoches/NSU Folklife Festival and whether I will have any new books there and I thought I'd do a short post. We have an anthology we have put together of some older (pre-1920s) pieces concerning Louisiana as well as the poems from the collection I'm […]

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will host the Sixth Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 11-12 in the Creative and Performing Arts Complex. The conference opens at 2:30 PM on September 11, and presentations start at 3:15 PM Scholars from throughout Louisiana and eight other states and the United Kingdom will make presentations on aspects of  […]

One of the things I enjoy most about being a writer is interacting with readers and potential readers. I always learn something new about them, the subject of my book, or, just as often, about myself. As a matter of fact, the only thing I don’t like about doing book signings is that often it […]

Summer is here and everyone is looking for something fun to do. I'd like to suggest that you consider visiting the 2015 Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Festival held in beautiful and historic Natchitoches, Louisiana at the Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern State University. Most of the exhibits (including my booth) are inside the air conditioned coliseum […]

I have gotten a couple of inquiries about Second Chance, the next novel in the Noah Chance series, and wanted to give an update. I am devoting myself to working only on it until I am finished, rather than my usual practice of writing on several at the same time. Unfortunately, Noah, Jennifer and Spencer […]

I just wanted to drop my readers a note and let them know that I am very honored to have been accepted to be a presenter at the 4th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La.  on September 21 and 22, 2012. The presentation will be titled "Loving Louisiana: How History […]