Recently read, a New Orleans writers round up: Ladee Hubbard, Anya Groner, Yuri Herrera, Barb Johnson, and more

We’re back from a summer hiatus, and we’ve put together an incredible, non-exhaustive list of recent publications from writers around New Orleans, as well as a few from those who used to be in our midst.

Tulane professor and Rona Jaffe Foundation Award winner Ladee Hubbard, whose debut The Talented Ribkins was released today, discussed the novel with Susan Larson in The Advocate.

Recent publications from Anya Groner include “Twinless in Twinsburg” on Longreads, her collaboration with artist Steven Mertens on 7×7 (“City of Ants”), and

Yuri Herrera‘s latest novel Kingdom Cons is discussed in this New Republic piece. Lisa Dillman discusses the translation of the novel’s rhythm, tone, and slang on LitHub.

Barb Johnson‘s “Beggars and Choosers” appeared in the Baltimore Review.

Justin Nobel‘s latest feature about what happens when a state prioritizes industry and infrastructure over science and environmental regulations, “The Louisiana Environmental Apocalypse Road Trip,” appears at Longreads.

Tom Andes’ essay “Waiting for Bill” appeared earlier this summer at Guernica.

NOCCA and Newcomb College graduate Tonya Foster was recently interviewed by Erica Lewis for the Poetry Foundation.

In July, Peyton Burgess‘s “Moonlight Paddle in Manchac Swamp” appeared at TinHouse.

Carolyn Hembree‘s work appeared at Berfrois (“The Book of Foundlings”) and in the new issue of Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose (“Some Measures”).

Jami Attenberg discusses using dating apps in your 40s in The Times.

Tom Lowenstein was interviewed about his book The Trials of Walter Ogrod for Stay Thirsty Magazine.