New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival

Co-sponsored by NOCCA and Lusher High School, Litfest is open to Louisiana students in grades 8-12th. Events begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, at NOCCA (2800 Chartres Street).

Students will attend a master class with Yuri Herrara and attend an open mic event.

The festival features workshops for the students including: Screenwriting with Henry Griffin; Spoken Word with Kataalyst Alcindor; Literary Horror with Adrian Van Young; Experimental Poetry with Laura Mullen; Story Games with Mischa Krilov; and, Movement and Text with Nicole Buckles.