“Now that the Times-Picayune and the weekly newspapers have cut all but the most perfunctory book coverage, Room 220 is the only place to find serious (and also irreverent) discussion of literature in New Orleans.” — New York Review of Books

Locked at the End of the World

NOTE: Antenna will host a screening of Locked on Thursday, June 13th, 7PM including a Q&A with directors, Daneeta Loretta Jackson and Patrick Jackson (ElekTrikZoo.com). People call a lot of places…

The Installation of Tragedy and The Ideology of Open Space

Interviewer : Why don’t you draw people in your drawings? Khalid Abdel Rahman:  I feel like the people I know disappeared. On April 19, 2015, the Italian navy determined that at least 800  and as many…

Mostly Dead Things at Saturn Bar with Kristen Arnett

Wednesday, June 12th 7PM Saturn Bar: 3067 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117 Come celebrate the release of Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, Mostly Dead Things with Room 220! Featuring readings b…

Dimitris Lyacos: Poena Damni

Dimitris Lyacos is the author of the Poena Damni trilogy (Z213: EXIT, With The People From The Bridge, The First Death). So far translated into ten languages, Poena Damni developed as a work in progre…

“We’re Americans”: A look at Jordan Peele’s Us

Jordan Peele’s Us is a note-perfect nightmare of Late Capitalism. When I was seven years old, my family and I joined hands at the intersection of Rte. 1 and Maryland 175 in Jessup. Hands Across Americ…

Room 220’s Picks: The 2019 Tennessee Williams Festival

Now a sprightly thirty-three years old, the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns next week (March 27-31) to the Crescent City, having aged as well as a fine wine. One of New Orlean…

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