michael allen zell

Photo Books at PhotoNOLA: A roundup

This year’s PhotoNOLA festival includes a panoply of offerings for lovers of photography books. The PhotoNOLA Education Day: Focus on Photo Books kicks things off on December 12 at the International House Hotel with a series of discussions and presentations. Mary Virginia Swanson, who co-authored Publish Your Photography Book (Princeton Architectural Press), will lead the Photo Books at PhotoNOLA: A roundup

STRAY LEAVES: A Tomb for Marcus Christian

Room 220 is pleased to present the first installment of “Stray Leaves,” a monthly(ish) series of articles written by Michael Allen Zell that illuminate oddities and rarities from New Orleans’ literary history.  “Stray Leaves,” in Zell’s words, is “a lifting up of stones and crowing about that found underneath, led by the guiding notion that we STRAY LEAVES: A Tomb for Marcus Christian

Thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart: New Orleans celebrates Bloomsday this Sunday with a marathon reading of Ulysses

Join a bevy of local writers and James Joyce enthusiasts as New Orleans celebrates Bloomsday with a marathon reading of Ulysses beginning at 2 p.m. this Sunday, June 16, at the Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.). The event will last for at least two hours, with a docket of readers that includes local literati Thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart: New Orleans celebrates Bloomsday this Sunday with a marathon reading of Ulysses