Blood Jet Poetry Series will host Ladee Hubbard and Bryan Camp for fiction night at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at BJ’s in the Bywater (4301 Burgundy).
Ladee Hubbard is a writer from New Orleans. She received a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2014. She is the recipient of a 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award and her first novel, The Talented Ribkins, received the 2018 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence.
Bryan Camp is a graduate of the Clarion West Writer’s Workshop and the University of New Orleans’ Low-Residency MFA program. His short fiction can be found in Lightspeed magazine, and his first novel, The City of Lost Fortunes, which he started writing in the backseat of his parents’ car as they evacuated for Hurricane Katrina, will be published in April by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. He has been, at various points in his life: a security guard at a stockcar race track, a printer in a flag factory, an office worker in an oil refinery, and a high school English teacher. He lives in New Orleans with his wife and their three cats, one of whom is named after a superhero.