Literary Events Around Town

“We’re Americans”: A look atJordan 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…

We Cast a Shadow: Reading with Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Reading: MAR 18, 7-9pm @Antenna RM220 will host a reading by New Orleans writer Maurice Carlos Ruffin of his debut novel, We Cast a Shadow, about a father’s obsessive quest to protect his son—even if …

Gulf Coast Playwrights – Meet & Read

Gulf Coast Playwrights Meet-and-Reads are monthly gatherings in which writers bring their works-in-progress to be read aloud for feedback. Generally sections between 10-30 pages are read by participat…

RM 220 Presents: The Practice of Diaspora (A Salon)

FEBRUARY 22 3718 ST CLAUDE AVE.   7PM- 10 PM RM 220 invites you take part in a special salon in celebration of Black History Month. Titled for Brent Edwards Hayes’ seminal work, we will explore …

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