Several writers have written
about Grand Isle and Chénière Caminada including Lafcadio
who unwittingly contributed to
the decline of Grand Isle’s popularity with the
release of his
story "Chita: A Memory of Last
Island", which many people
as being about Grand Isle. It was actually
about Lost Island, an Island that had been
destroyed in a
hurricane much like the Chénière hurricane, but in 1856.
notable author associated with Grand Isle is Kate Chopin
with her major novel,
Awakening, taking place there. She
also wrote a short story, "At Chénière
which took place on Grand Isle
and The Chénière.
also wrote a story entitled
Caminada. Catherine Cole wrote
weekly articles for The Daily Picayune about Grand Isle.
Adolphe du Quesnay wrote Un
Ete a La Grand Isle (A Summer
at Grand Isle.)