• The Shadows is the first National Trust for Historic Preservation site in the Gulf South. The home and garden are as breathtaking as the history preserved here.
Apr 6, 2018 to Apr 8, 2018

Books Along the Teche Literary Festival

The official Books Along the Teche Literary Festival: Celebrating New Iberia, Dave Robicheaux’s Hometown and Great Southern Writers is held predominately in New Iberia’s historic district, but will also include events around Iberia Parish.

Various venues will celebrate literature and its impact on the area's culture. Events include storytelling, workshops, readers theatre, music, bouree lessons and tournament, bus and boat tours, a 5K run, and an abundance of great food.

The Festival celebrates the literary talent offered by our area by highlighting a different Great Southern Writer. This year's Great Southern Writer is Ernest J. Gaines. The symposium will feature an author reading, discussion, and question and answer session.

Check out the event video here to see the festival for yourself!

Visit the Books Along the Teche Literary Festival website for more information. Ticket information can be found on Eventbrite.