In May 2018, BOOKPACKERS returned to Louisiana with a group of twelve students from the University of Southern California, for our second annual USC ‘Maymester’.

We spent a month on the road exploring New Orleans and Southern Louisiana, reading some great local fiction and exploring a fascinating gumbo of local cultures - Creole, Cajun, African American and Deep South.  It was a vibrant, eye-opening, soul-stirring experience, and we returned with hearts warmed and bellies full (oh, the beignets!).  Read the students' blogs to find out more...

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