By Nathan C. Martin Discussed in this essay: To Live in the South One Has to Be a Scar Lover by Maaike Gouwenberg and Joris Lindhout (eds.), published by 1646. A long and varied body of literature, film, and theory exists that addresses the United States from a European standpoint, and selections can often be … A scarred love letter from abroad: A Dutch art collective’s smart book on Southern Gothic
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 reading Room 220 has hosted. Over 130 people showed up (that’s more than ten folks … Reading Roundup — PANK Invasion + John Jeremiah Sullivan
John Jeremiah Sullivan read as part of the final installment of the fall season of the Room 220 Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series on Monday, November 21, 2011. He was joined by author Nathaniel Rich. Sullivan and Rich also read the following evening at Octavia Books. By Nathan C. Martin John Jeremiah … The South Worries About Itself: An interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan
The final installment of the fall season of Room 220‘s Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series, November’s event is not to be missed. Read the Room 220 interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan. John Jeremiah Sullivan, Southern editor of The Paris Review, will celebrate the launch of his new book of essays, Pulphead, which … Live Prose: John Jeremiah Sullivan and Nathaniel Rich
First off, thanks to everyone who came out to Thursday’s reading. Second, if there’s anyone out there who knows how to use a camera and would like to take pictures of Room 220 events, please drop a line to nathan [at] press-street.com, because I apparently have no idea how to make a picture. You’ll get … A success by any measure besides documentary photography: Michael Martone’s reading at the Antenna Gallery
Room 220 is pleased to announce three stellar bouts of live prose soon to transpire at the Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy St. in the Bywater. The Rm220 monthly reading series features local and visiting prose practitioners sharing their work and provides an opportunity for the downtown readerly and writerly communities to gather, converse, and gesticulate. … Room 220 Fall Reading Series Lineup Announced!!!