ROOM 220 presents Benjamin Morris & Myrtle von Damitz III’s ECOTONE

ROOM 220 presents the launch of Benjamin Morris and Myrtle von Damitz III’s Ecotone (Antenna :: Press Street Press) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.). Free and open to the public, the…

Mississippi author Benjamin Morris cycles across Mississippi to protest HB 1523

Following the passage of Mississippi HB 1523 into law in April 2016, a backlash against the legislation has arisen from within the state and across the country. Not only have major corporations, artists, and musicians condemned the bill as discriminatory…

You could almost do a heat map of online activity

An interview with Cynthia Joyce on editing post-Katrina web content into the new book PLEASE FORWARD. Room 220 is pleased to host a Happy Hour Salon to celebrate the local launch of Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina, edited…

New Orleans celebrates Joyce’s Ulysses with Bloomsday June 16 at the Irish House

New Orleans will celebrate James Joyce’s Ulysses with a Bloomsday get-together featuring some of the city’s most exciting writers. Yuri Herrera, Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa, Benjamin Morris, Brian Boyles, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and Katy Simpson Smith will be among those who…

Brand New Ancients: Kate Tempest brings her contemporary epic to New Orleans

For an ancient art, the epic poem has experienced a long and slow near-demise. In preliterate times, the bardic storyteller traditionally served a variety of purposes: historian, entertainer, propagandist, even prophet—functions that bound a community together and offered a common…

A Soul Under Construction: A posthumous book release and remembrance of Kendall Daigle

A few weeks ago, I knew only the basics: a young woman died of a heroin overdose in March; she was only 19. She was a student of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts and Loyola University who…

Contributor Hype: Anne Gisleson’s “Condolences from Death Row”

Pick up the current issue of the Oxford American to read a feature-length essay by Press Street co-founder Anne Gisleson, “Condolences from Death Row.” The essay, an early draft of which Gisleson read at a Room 220 event in May…

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