The Birds Will Tell You

Fiction by Té V. Smith Heaven looks a lot lower after the world has blown up. Leaders scramble to direct fault. Religions that once boasted true and living gods are deadly silent. No one received a prophecy of warning. Well-made…

Martin Walker: The Body in the Castle Well: A Bruno, Chief of Police Novel

Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm Garden District Book Shop 2727 Prytania Street New Orleans, LA 70130 An aging art scholar and a visiting student, haunting echoes of France’s colonialist past, and a delicious navarin of lamb–Bruno is back, and his latest case…

S. A. Lelchuk – SAVE ME FROM DANGEROUS MEN

Join us when S. A. Lelchuk comes to read and sign his new novel, SAVE ME FROM DANGEROUS MEN. Nikki Griffin isn’t your typical private investigator, or your typical bookseller. In her office above her bookstore’s shelves and stacks, where she…

Gwendolyn Womack: The Time Collector

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm Garden District Book Shop 2727 Prytania Street New Orleans, LA 70130 Travel through time with the touch of a hand. Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: he can perceive the…

Room 220 Presents: The Waves reading series on Jan. 28

The Waves, a new quarterly LGBTQ reading series, will hold its first reading of 2016 at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.)  The series will present local and visiting writers alongside emerging and student voices to…

ROOM 220 Presents: A Happy Hour Salon with the winners and judges of the 2015 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Prizes

Room 220 is delighted to host a Happy Hour Salon honoring the winners of the 2015 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival’s fiction and poetry contests from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St.…

ROOM 220 PRESENTS: An International Happy Hour Salon with Dmitry Golynko, Amanda Lee Koe, Sridala Swami, and Denes Krusovszky

Please join Room 220 for the first installment of our Fall 2013 series of Happy Hour Salons as we host a delegation of esteemed authors and poets from around the world, courtesy of the University of Iowa International Writing Program.…

I am a little less afraid of the world because I know you are never more than a phone call away: A conversation between Jackie and Matt Sumell

I’ve been exchanging emails with Matt and Jackie Sumell for over a month now, hammering out details of the reading Matt will headline this Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Antenna Gallery Outdoor Auxiliary (2116 St. Claude Ave.).…

On the absent Pulitzer: An interview with Susan Larson

By Cate Czarnecki Citing a failure to achieve consensus, the Pulitzer Prize committee declined to award a prize in the category of fiction this year for the first time since 1977. This decision has generated a lively debate within the…