Cherè Coen

Cherè Dastugue Coen is an award-winning journalist and author living in Lafayette, Louisiana. A native of New Orleans, Cherè began her career in communications at the 1984 World's Fair. She has worked or written for Variety magazine in Hollywood, TravelAge West magazine, the Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge, Gambit Weekly in New Orleans, and the Gannett newspapers of Louisiana, among many other publications. She currently works as a freelance travel and food writer, plus pens the weekly books column and newsletter, Louisiana Book News. Her books include "Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana," the cookbook travelogue "Cooking in Cajun Country" and the ethereal "Magic's in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets." She is also the author of the blog, "Have Book, Will Travel, Let's Eat."

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