Press Release
March 7, 2017
For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
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Call for Entries for
Jolie Blon's Book Fair 
Jolie Blon Book Sale
Photo by Lee Ball
NEW IBERIA, La. -- A call for entries is announced for Jolie Blon's Book Fair, a book-selling event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in conjunction with Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival.

Jolie Blon's Book Fair will feature book sales via author tables on Main Street in downtown New Iberia from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Authors and publishers are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and entries will be accepted up to event date.

The application is available online and at Books Along the Teche in New Iberia. Entrants may email, mail or drop off completed applications to Howard Kingston at the bookstore (contact info is on the application). A $20 participation payment must be submitted with the application.

Authors and publishers participating as of March 1 include:
  • William Bonin
  • Connie Gremillion
  • Andrew Hebert
  • Nelwyn Hebert
  • Light of the World - Author/Publisher Panelists
  • Morris Raphael Books
  • Carrie Simon
  • Karen Yochim
For more information on Jolie Blon's Book Fair, contact Howard Kingston at (337) 367-7621.

Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival will be held in New Iberia from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, 2017. For more information and to purchase festival tickets, visit

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742