Published Authors ( A small selection )

John Francois has written six historical novels: "The March," "Cajun Fire," "Cajun Knights," "Carrier-of-Bones," "Pontiac," and "Revolutions." See all his work at

Sudie Landry has published the "Spiritual Warfare" series including "Supernatural Encounters of the Godly Kind", "Trail of Six Roses", "Silent Prayer", and "Mom Bradley's Crossover". Sudie's books can be found at [email protected]

Our WGA president, Sudie Landry, has completed the editing and publishing of the book by Jeanette Clark Poole, "Acadiana Celebrities." Jeanette, who was the WGA historian, interviewed people from Cajun Country who have reached celebrity status. Sudie Landry promised Jeanette to complete her work after her death by gathering the last few people on the list. It is now complete. At this time, the book is not available for purchase or distribution.

Congratulations, Sudie, on this amazing project. 

Joyce Richards Case is the author of four Historical/Christian novels. Paper Dreams, Pressing on with Hope, Passages Between the Columns, and Proof Positive which chronicles the historic period of 1928 to 1946 as seen through the eyes of a small town newspaper family. Her books are available on Amazon. [email protected]

Carrie Simon has published three novels -- "Save Them All",  "Just Find Me", and "Maker of Difference." The books are available in bookstores everywhere.

Viola Fontenot has published "A Cajun Girl's Sharecropping Years." It adds a female voice into the story of sharecropping. E-mail to [email protected] 

Ellen Threatts writes about community, healing, loss, and loving those around us. Her book is "Four Seasons of Love and Grief," published by Contact her on and www.aplacewherewordsstillmatter.

William Thibodeaux: "Hidden History of Acadiana" From the improbable Thoroughbred Twenty-twoinit, which defied odds and burned Vegas oddsmakers at Evangeline Downs, to the destitute Reconstruction-era Cajuns who sought recompense from the federal government after the war, history comes to life in these retellings by historian and yarn spinner William Thibodeaux. Arcadia Publishing and The History Press. 9781467143578 {$21.99}. 

Beth Davis, under the pen name Julia E Davis, has published "Love Storm", a romance novel set in New Orleans. Her second novel, "Small Town Love - Emily" the title character returns to her hometown but finds it may be a difficult stay as the lumber mill may close. Available from national booksellers everywhere including, published by Page Publishing. 

Christopher Fontenot, PhD has published four of the 5-volume set of the Acadian Prairie Series of novels: "The Acadian Prairie - Theodule", "The Acadian Prairie - Maius", "The Acadian Prairie - Amelie”, and "The Acadian Prairie - Octave”. He is also beginning a new SciFi series, “Haven-The Purpose”. The series will eventually expand to 12 volumes. Available at Barnes & Noble and at Follow him on author page: Christopher J Fontenot, or [email protected]

John Comeaux, along with his wife Phyllis, as a writing team under the pen name JP Coman, has published his novel for children, "Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones." Appropriate for all ages 8 and above, available at Barnes & Noble and It is the first in the Troll Series. Volume 2, "Winnie and the Trouble with Trolls" comes out in 2022. [email protected]

Gayle Webre has published her book through UL Press: WHEN I WAS AN ALLIGATOR

With fun language, great onomatopoeia, and some interesting facts, Gayle writes a unique story of an alligator who seamlessly changes from an alligator to a heron to an opossum, to a green tree frog on and on until with an unexpected twis​t, becomes a kid. Illustrations by Drew Beech. Visit

Bob Boese has 4 published works, and a fifth out in February. The heroes are detectives and secret agents in thrilling adventures. "The Amethyst Spider", "The Deadly Tide", "The Coded Scrap", "The Secret Life of Mr. Cunningham", and "The Florida Snow." Available at booksellers everywhere.

Member Louis Broussard has published his book of Poetry, “Thoughtful Places”. 22 years in the making, this represents his views and observations of people and nature. His website is with more information on the book.