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Richard Louth

Richard Louth is a Professor of English at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he teaches courses in Living Writers, Louisiana Literature, and Creative Writing and received the university’s award for Teaching Excellence. Founding Director of the Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project, he created the “New Orleans Writing Marathon” and has led Writing Marathons in cities across the U.S. for over fifteen years. He edited The Writing Marathon: In Good Company Revealed and his fiction and essays have been published in Louisiana in Words, Country Roads, and Louisiana Literature. In 2017, he was awarded the Light Up for Literacy Award by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.