Blood Jet Poetry Series hosts fiction night with Ambata Kazi-Nance and Jessica Kinnison at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, at BJ’s in the Bywater (4301 Burgundy). Tom Andes hosts our monthly fiction night at Blood Jet followed by the open mic, (any genre). Musicians welcome. Cash Bar Ambata Kazi-Nance is a writer and teacher … Blood Jet Fiction Night: Ambata Kazi-Nance and Jessica Kinnison
Sign up for the Summer Fiction Intensive, course with instructor Tom Andes, which at 7 p.m. on July 18 at The NOCCA Institute (2832 Royal Street). The course will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 18 through August 10, 7 – 9 p.m., at The NOCCA Institute. Tuition is $325. No previous experience is … Summer Studio: Summer Fiction Intensive
The Blood Jet Poetry Series’s fiction night, hosted by Tom Andes, will feature Katy Simpson Smith and Julia Carey on Wednesday, March 15, at 8 p.m. at B.J.’s (4301 Burgundy). Katy Simpson Smith was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She attended Mount Holyoke College and received a PhD in history from the University of North Carolina … Blood Jet Fiction Night: Katy Simpson Smith and Julia Carey
The Maple Street Book Shop will meet to discuss Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea with Tom Andes at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 12, at the Maple Street Book Shop (7529 Maple Street). The book club choice will be available at 10% off at the store. Refreshments will be served. No sign-up is necessary to attend the club.
If you’re craving a break from your election anxieties, Room 220 has 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. Elizabeth Gross, whose chapbook will released from the Room 220 imprint Press Street Press later this month, … Recently read, a New Orleans writers round up: Elizabeth Gross, Adrian Van Young, Justin Nobel, the Peaudunque Writers Alliance, and more
The Blood Jet Poetry Series will host Kristina Kay Robinson and Bill Loehfelm for fiction night on Wednesday, October 12, at 7 p.m. at B.J.’s (4301 Burgundy). Tom Andes will host. Kristina Kay Robinson is a writer and visual artist born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her written and visual work centers the intellectual geographies and … Blood Jet presents Fiction Night with Kristina Kay Robinson and Bill Loehfelm
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 of all skill levels and, with $250 tuition, they’re much cheaper than an MFA. For … Community writing workshops recommence at Loyola’s Walker Percy Center
The Walker Percy Center has announced its community writing courses for Fall 2013, offering aspiring writers a great way to hone skills (at whatever level) and a reason to keep writing in their spare time. The classes cater to a wide range of genre and writing styles, including fiction, flash fiction, creative essay writing, and … Fall 2013 community writing courses at the Walker Percy Center