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…

Maple Street Book Shop hosts Elizabeth Gross, Anya Groner, and Carlus Henderson

The Maple Street Book Shop will host Elizabeth Gross, Anya Groner, and Carlus Henderson at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, at the Maple Street Book Shop (7529 Maple Street). Copies of Gross’s new chapbook, DEAR ESCAPE ARTIST, will be available for sale…

Rickey Laurentiis to headline the New Orleans New Writers 2016 LitFest March 12 and give a reading at NOCCA March 10

Poet Rickey Laurentiis will give the keynote reading for the 9th annual New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts’ (2800 Chartres St.). Laurentiis is the recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from…

To make this inscrutable thing understandable: An interview with Anya Groner

Anya Groner’s work has appeared in Guernica, The Rumpus, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and elsewhere. Her projects include a recently produced chapbook of poetry and a novel-in-progress called The Trouble With Girls. She has published everything from essays to…

I don’t have to leave New Orleans, it’s leaving me: An interview with Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Maurice Carlos Ruffin has always been a writer, he says, but his writing speaks for itself on this account. Ruffin, a New Orleans native, earned his MFA in 2013 and has been taking the literary community by storm ever since.…

Recently read, a New Orleans writers round up: Anya Groner, Adrian Van Young, Tad Bartlett, and Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Countless writers in New Orleans are ever plucking away at their keyboards, conducting research or interviews, or simply probing their memories and inner lives to create worthwhile work. Much of this is published online, scattered disparately throughout cyberspace. Here are…

Recently read, a New Orleans writers roundup: Anya Groner, Mwende Katwiwa, and Anne Gisleson

Countless writers in New Orleans are ever plucking away at their keyboards, conducting research or interviews, or simply probing their memories and inner lives to create worthwhile work. Much of this is published online, scattered disparately throughout cyberspace. Here are…

Community writing workshops recommence at Loyola’s Walker Percy Center

The Walker Percy Center at Loyola University New Orleans is gearing up for its next round of community writing classes, which begin on March 23 (deadline to register is March 21). These eight-week evening courses offer writing instruction to authors…

Reading Roundup — PANK Invasion + John Jeremiah Sullivan

Thanks to everyone who came out Friday, Nov. 18, and Monday, Nov. 21, for readings at the Antenna Gallery. On Nov. 18, twelve writers associated with PANK Magazine from New Orleans and beyond “invaded” the gallery for the most raucous…