About BWG

P. O. Box 1402
Lake Charles, LA 70602

FOUNDERSFounded in 2001 by Pamela Thibodeaux and Randy Dupre, the goal of the Bayou Writers Group is to educate, encourage and inspire.




The Bayou Writers Group is headed by a board of directors consisting of the following officers:

Elected Positions:
President – Linda Kay Whittington Hurst
Vice President – Cliff Seiber
Treasurer – Sherry Perkins
Secretary - Merrilyn Williams
Historian – Beth Savoie
Publicist – Pat Fox
Member-at-Large – Linda Todd
Editor of Gator Talk Newsletter – Joyce Kebodeaux

Appointed Positions:
Web Master – Tara Wainwright
Conference Chair – Beverly Martin

The group holds a yearly conference, A Bridge to Publication, in November. The next conference is scheduled for TBD.