Gumbo Life 2019 book tour info...



Thursday, October10-Saturday,  Oct. 12, Columbus, Ms.

The Eudora Welty Writers Symposium

Signing, Thursday evening, Kossen Auditorium, Mississippi University for Women

Reading, Kossen Auditorium, Friday afternoon.


Saturday, Nov. 2, Baton Rouge, La.

Louisiana Book Festival, State Capitol Grounds

Gumbo Life: Tales from the Roux Bayou

Book Talk: 11:15 a.m. to Noon

State Capitol, Senate Chamber

Book Signing: 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent


Monday, March 4, Manhattan, N.Y., book party, 7-9 p.m.

Reading and book signing

Bloom's Pub

208 East 58th Street

Between 2nd & 3rd Ave

New York, NY 10022


Tuesday, March 5, Brooklyn, N.Y. Museum of Food & Drink, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Panel discussion and book signing

62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn, NY


Friday, March 8, John Folse Culinary Institute, Thibodaux, La., 1-2 p.m.

Discussion, reading and book signing

Campus of Nicholls State University

175 Bowie Rd., Thibodaux, LA 70301


Friday, March 8, Terrebonne Parish Library, Houma, La., 6-7:30 p.m.

Discussion, reading and book signing

Main branch, 151 Library Dr.

 Houma, LA 70360


Saturday, March 9, private book party, St. Francisville, La., 7-9 p.m.

Hosted by Sally Bergeron Camp and her St. Francisville Book Club


Monday, March 11, Octavia Books, New Orleans, La., 6-7 p.m.

Discussion, reading, book signing

 513 Octavia St, New Orleans, LA 70115


Wednesday, March 13,  Lemuria Books, Jackson, Ms. 5 -6 p.m.

Signing, reading, discussion.

202 Banner Hall

4465 N Hwy 55 #202, Jackson, MS 39206


Saturday, March 16, Lafayette, La., Saint Street Inn, 4-5:30 p.m.

Reading, discussion, signing

407 Brooke Ave.

off St. Mary Blvd.

Lafayette, La. 70506


Monday, March 18,  Baton Rouge, La., Barnes & Noble, 6-7:30 p.m.

Reading, discussion, signing

 2590 Citiplace Ct

 Baton Rouge, LA 70808


Tuesday, March 26, Page & Pallete Bookstore, Fairhope, Ala. 6-7 p.m.

Discussion, reading and book signing (and gumbo!)


Thursday, March 28, Oxford Book Festival, Oxford, Ms. 6-7 p.m.

Talk on Square Book's Thacker Mountain Radio

signing afterwards

 The Lyric Oxford 1006 Van Buren Ave., Oxford, MS 38655


Friday, March 29, Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Authors' Party

 New Orleans, La., 6-9 p.m.


Saturday, March 30, Tennessee Williams Festival, 2:30-3:45

Panel discussion on the joys writing memoir.

Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans , LA 7011


Friday, April 5, Books Along the Teche Literary Festival, 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Great Southern Chefs Foods Demo, Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Warehouse

128 W. Main St. New Iberia, La.  70560


Gumbo Life contacts...


Publicity and events:

 Will Scarlett,  senior publicist

W.W. Norton



Agent: Carrie Hannigan

HSG Agency

37 W. 28th Street, 8th Floor

New York, NY 10001