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Writer Ashley Mace Havird Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-09-28

Duration: 00:06:07

Subjects: Authors | Havird, Ashley Mace | Arts


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Havird, Ashley Mace Interviewee
  • Havird, David Interviewee


This segment from the September 28, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of Shreveport writer Ashley Mace Havird, the poet laureate of Caddo Parish, Louisiana. She discusses: her path to a career in writing; taking inspiration from the natural world for her poetry; and her novel, “Lightningstruck.” This segment also includes an interview with David Havird, her husband and editor. Host: James Fox-Smith