LSUA Event Calendar

Summer Fiction Writing Workshops

  • Dates: 26 – 26 May, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Where:

LSUA and the Alexandria Museum of Art are proud to announce a summer fiction-writing workshop featuring Ashley Weaver and Billy Fontenot.

The workshop will take place over Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th from 10:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-3:30pm both days in the Alexandria Museum of Art.

Ashley Weaver will be featured during the Thursday workshop. She is an LSUA graduate and the author of four novels including Murder at the Brightwell, Death Wears a Mask, Essence of Malic, and A Most Novel Revenge. She also earned an Edgar Award nomination for Best First Novel in 2015.

The Friday workshop will feature Billy Fontenot. Fontenot is the chair of the English Department at LSUE and a former student of Earnest Gaines. He is the editor of The Louisiana Review, an art and literature journal focusing on Louisiana and Gulf Coast authors and artists.

For more information, contact Bernard Gallagher at 427-4472 or or Eric Alai at

Both days are free and open to the public.