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Announcement: June 15th is Acadiana LGBTQ Appreciation Day

     Louisiana Words is initiating and celebrating June 15th as Acadiana LGBTQ* Appreciation Day! In celebration of our LGBTQ authors and supporters, literature created by the LGBTQ contributors of Louisiana Words will be today's theme. Thank you all for joining us in this celebration of the Inaugural Acadiana LGBTQ Appreciation Day, and regardless of who you are or where you come from, thank you for supporting Louisiana Words!

* Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning


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Louisiana Words History: Harvey LeBeouf and the Rise of Rural Louisiana

Harvey LeBeouf, the 8th accomplished Louisiana Words Allstar and the 2nd quickest writer to rise to this status since 2015, has brought in the most followers than any other writer in the history of Louisiana Words since 2014. He has racked in the most #1 poems and been consistently in the top 3 for Best of Week since Winter 2019. He gained Allstar status quickly having many poems under his belt with many more to come! A native of Kaplan, 27 people have joined the community ranking Kaplan at #6 in the top 10 places following. Yes! Kaplan the 1st rural town to beat out larger places like Shreveport (currently not in the top 10). Now living in Lake Charles, Harvey has also brought in 19 followers for Lake Charles ranking them #10. Both places are currently listed on the Louisiana Words Tour coming in the Winter 2020. Thank you, Harvey!

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Rhythms & Visions: Langston Hughes (Alexander Roussel - Lafayette, LA)