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The Louisiana Book Festival returns next month, bringing opportunities to meet some of the state’s most talented up-and-coming storytellers

Get ready to read. The Louisiana Book Festival rolls back into town Nov. 2, and now in its 16th year, it’s a library of literary options. “We call it the Louisiana Book Festival for a reason,” says State Librarian Rebecca Hamilton, who helps organize the festival. “We’re highlighting everything about books and literature that’s great about Louisiana. The authors that we invite are all Louisiana authors, or they’re authors from…