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Louisiana Literary Award Recipients  

The Louisiana Literary Award was established by the Louisiana Library Association in 1948 and was presented for the first time in 1949. It is intended to "promote interest in books about Louisiana and to encourage their production."
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The Louisiana Literary Award was established by the Louisiana Library Association in 1948 and was presented for the first time in 1949. It is intended to "promote interest in books about Louisiana and to encourage their production." A primary criterion for selection is that books contribute to the permanent record of the State of Louisiana.

Recipients

Items in bold are not currently held by the Louisiana Collection.

1949 Ballowe, Hewitt L. "Creole Folk-Tales: Stories of the Louisiana Marsh Country". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1948.
LA. COL. PS3503.A5516 C7

1950 Chase, John Churchill. "Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children, and Other Streets of New Orleans". New Orleans: R. L. Crager, 1949.
LA. COL. F379.N575 C44

1951 Tillery, Carlyle. "Red Bone Woman". New York: J. Day, 1950.
LA. COL. PS3539.I56 R4

1952 Tallant, Robert. "The Pirate Lafitte and the Battle of New Orleans". New York: Random House, 1951.
LA. COL. F374 .L2

1953 Kendall, John Smith. "The Golden Age of the New Orleans Theater". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1952.
LA. COL. PN2277.N4 K4

1954 McWilliams, Richebourg Gaillard, ed. "Fleur de Lys and Calumet: Being the Penicaut Narrative of French Adventure in Louisiana". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1953.
LA. COL. F372 .P414 1953

1955 No award

1956 Lowery, George H. "Louisiana Birds". Baton Rouge: Published for the Louisiana Wild Life and Fisheries Commission by Louisiana State University Press, 1955.
LA. COL. QL684.L9 L6

1957 Sindler, Allan P. "Huey Long's Louisiana: State Politics, 1920-1952". Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1956.
LA. COL. F375 .L846

1958 Roland, Charles P. "Louisiana Sugar Plantations during the American Civil War". Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1957.
LA. COL. E565 .R6

1959 Duffy, John. "The Rudolph Matas History of Medicine in Louisiana, Vol. 1". [Baton Rouge]: Louisiana State University Press, 1958.
LA. COL. R233 .M3

1960 No award

1961 Cohn, Isidore, and Hermann Deutsch. "Rudolph Matas: A Biography of One of the Great Pioneers in Surgery". Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1960.
LA. COL. R154.M29875 C6

1962 Brooks, Charles B. "The Siege of New Orleans". Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1961.
LA. COL. E356.N5 B7

1963 Post, Lauren. "Cajun Sketches from the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University
Press, 1962.
LA. COL. F380.A2 P67

1964 Winters, John D. "The Civil War in Louisiana". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1963.
LA. COL. E565 .W54

1965 Cassidy, Vincent H., and Amos E. Simpson. "Henry Watkins Allen of Louisiana". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University
Press, 1964.
LA. COL. E467.1.A4 C3

1966 Holmes, Jack D. L. "Gayoso: The Life of a Spanish Governor in the Mississippi Valley, 1789-1799". Baton Rouge: Published by Louisiana State University Press for the Louisiana Historical Association, 1965.
LA. COL. F373.G3 H6

1967 Dyer, John P. "Tulane: The Biography of a University, 1834-1965". New York: Harper & Row, 1966.
LA. COL. LD5438 .D9

1968 Rose, Al, and Edmond Souchon. "New Orleans Jazz: A Family Album". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1967.
LA. COL. ML3561.J3 R678

1969 No award

1970 Williams, T. Harry. "Huey Long". New York: Knopf, 1969.
LA. COL. E748.L86 W54

1971 McCants, Dorothea Olga, tr. and ed. "They Came to Louisiana: Letters of a Catholic Mission, 1854-1882". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970.
LA. COL. BV2803.L8 M3

1972 Gaines, Ernest J. "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman". New York: Dial Press, 1971. Anothed edition: 
LA. COL. PS3557.A355 A9 1972

1973 Brown, Clair A. "Wildflowers of Louisiana and Adjoining States". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1972.
LA. COL. QK163 .B76

1974 Feibleman, Peter S. "The Bayous". New York: Time-Life Books, 1973.
LA. COL. F376 .F44

1975 Lowery, George H. "The Mammals of Louisiana and Its Adjacent Waters". Baton Rouge: Published for the Louisiana Wild Life and Fisheries Commission by Louisiana State University Press, 1974.
LA. COL. QL719.L8 L68

1976 Taylor, Joe Gray. "Louisiana Reconstructed, 1863-1877". Baton
Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1974.
LA. COL. F375 .T23

1977 Fontenot, Mary Alice, and Paul B. Freeland. "Acadia Parish, Louisiana: A History to 1900". Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, 1976.
LA. COL. F377.A2 F662

1978 Percy, Walker. "Lancelot". New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1977.
LA. COL. PS3566.E6912 L28

Mills, Gary B. "The Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977.
LA. COL. F377.N4 M54

1979 Marquis, Donald M. "In Search of Buddy Bolden, First Man of Jazz". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.
LA. COL. ML419.B65 M4

1980 Edmonds, David C. "Yankee Autumn in Acadiana: A Narrative of the Great Texas Overland Expedition through Southwest Louisiana, October - December 1863". Lafayette, LA: Acadiana Press, 1979.
LA. COL. E475.4 .E35

1981 Toole, John Kennedy. "A Confederacy of Dunces". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1980.
LA. COL. PS3570.O54 C6 1980

1981 Cable, Mary. "Lost New Orleans". Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980.

1982 Lockwood, C. C. "Atchafalaya: America's Largest River Basin Swamp". Baton Rouge: Beauregard Press, 1981.
LA. COL. F377.A78 L6

1983 Segura, Chris. "Marshland Brace: Two Louisiana Stories". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.
LA. COL. PS3569.E46 M3 1982

Gleason, David King. "Plantation Homes of Louisiana and the Natchez Area". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.
LA. COL. F370 .G56

1984 Bush, Robert. "Grace King: A Southern Destiny". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
LA. COL. PS2178 .B87 1983

1985 Cutrer, Thomas W. "Parnassus on the Mississippi: The Southern Review and the Baton Rouge Literary Community, 1935-1942". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984. 
LA. COL. PS267.B3 C87

1986 Hewat, Alan V. "Lady's Time". New York: Harper & Row, 1985. 
LA. COL. PS3558.E825 L3 1985

1987 Reed, Ed. "Requiem for a Kingfish". Baton Rouge, LA: Award Publications / Ed Reed Organization, 1986. 
LA. COL. E748.L86 R4 1986

1988 Percy, Walker. "The Thanatos Syndrome". New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1987. 
STACKS PS3566.E6912 T46 1987

1989 Evans, Eli N. "Judah P. Benjamin, the Jewish Confederate". New York: Free Press, 1988. 
LA. COL. E467.1.B4 E9 1988

1990 Dundee, Harold A., Douglas A. Rossman, and Eugene C. Beckham. "The Amphibians and Reptiles of Louisiana". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989. 
LA. COL. QL653.L6 D86 1989

1991 Corrington, John William. "The Collected Stories of John William Corrington". Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1990. 
LA. COL. PS3553.O7 A6 1990

1992 Stones, Margaret. "Flora of Louisiana: Watercolor Drawings". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1991. 
LA. COL. QK98.183.S76 A2 1991

1993 Hall, Gwendolyn Midlo. "Africans in Colonial Louisiana: The Development of Afro-Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992. 
LA. COL. E185.93.L6 H16 1992

1994 Gaines, Ernest J. "A Lesson Before Dying". New York: Knopf, 1993. 
LA. COL. PS3557.A355 L47 1993

1995 Boggs, Lindy. "Washington Through a Purple Veil: Memoirs of a Southern Lady". New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1994. 
LA. COL. E840.8.B6 A3 1994

1996 Fairclough, Adam. "Race and Democracy: The Civil Rights Struggle in Louisiana, 1915-1972". Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995. 
LA. COL. E185.93.L6 F35 1995

1997 Upton, Dell, ed. "Madaline: Love and Survival in Antebellum New Orleans [Madaline Edwards]". Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996. 
LA. COL. CT275 .E357 1996

1998 Poesch, Jessie J., and Barbara SoRelle Bacot, eds. "Louisiana Buildings, 1720-1940: The Historic American Buildings Survey". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1997. 
LA. COL. NA730.L8 L68 1997

1999 Holt, Kimberly Willis. "My Louisiana Sky". New York: Holt, 1998.
LA. COL. PZ7.H74023 MY 1998

2000 Tregle, Joseph G. Jr. "Louisiana in the Age of Jackson: A Clash of Cultures and Personalities". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999.
LA. COL. F374.T74 1999

2001 Bacot, H. Parrott, et al. "Marie Adrien Persac: Louisiana Artist". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000.
LA. COL. ND237.P377 A4 2000

2002 Fernandez, Mark F. "From Chaos to Continuity: The Evolution of Louisiana's Judicial System 1712-1862". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001.
LA. COL. KFL78 .F47 2001

2003 Bankston, Carl L. III, and Stephen J. Caldas. "A Troubled Dream: The Promise and Failure of School Desegregation in Louisiana". Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2002.
LA. COL. LC214.22 .L8 B35 2002

2004 No award.

2005 No award.

2006 Follett, Richard. "The Sugar Masters: Planters and Slaves in Louisiana's Cane World, 1820-1860". Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005.
LA. COL. E445 .L8 F65 2005

2007 Holt, Kimberly Willis. "Part of Me: Stories of a Louisiana Family". New York: H. Holt, 2006.

2008 Folse, John D. "After the Hunt: Louisiana's Authoritative Collection of Wild Game & Game Fish Cookery". Gonzalez, La.: Chef John Folse & Co. Pub., 2007.
LA. COL. TX751 .F648 2007

2009 No award.

2010 Roahen, Sara. "Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table". New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2008.
LA. COL. GR110 .L5 R63 2008 

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