ROOM 220 presents Spree MacDonald and Tom Lowenstein

ROOM 220 hosts local book launches for Spree MacDonald’s Milksop Codicil and Tom Lowenstein’s The Trials of Walter Ogrod, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, at the Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Avenue). Spree MacDonald lives in South Louisiana with his wife and three daughters.…

“I’m With Mother Earth” Poetry Revival

In conjunction with the Wetlands Art Tour, now in its fourth year, 100,000 Poets for Change offers up a Wetlands “I’m With Mother Earth” Poetry Revival at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Antenna (3718 Saint Claude Avenue). The revival…

Room 220 presents Lara Naughton and Justin Nobel

Room 220 presents a reading from Lara Naughton and Justin Nobel at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.).  Naughton will read from her debut memoir The Jaguar Man. Nobel will read from his forthcoming book, The…

Room 220 presents Nick Mainieri

Room 220 presents a reading from Nicholas Mainieri at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.).  Mainieri will read from his novel The Infinite. Born in Miami, Florida, in 1983, Nicholas Mainieri has also lived in Colorado and Indiana. After…

THE WAVES presents Jonathan Penton, Alison Barker, Gabrielle Douglas, and more

The Waves, a quarterly LGBTQ reading series, will present Jonathan Penton, Alison Barker, Gabrielle Douglas, and more at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.).  The series features local and visiting writers alongside emerging and student voices…

THE WAVES presents Bryan Borland

The Waves, a quarterly LGBTQ reading series, will present Bryan Borland at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.).  The series features local and visiting writers alongside emerging and student voices to encompass a multigenerational LGBTQ perspective.…

ROOM 220’s Picks for the Best Panels and Other Events at the 2016 Tennessee Williams Festival (March 30 – April 3)

One of the highlights of New Orleans’ literary calendar, the Tennessee Williams Festival (March 30 – April 3) is celebrating its thirtieth year of festivities in 2016. Over its three decades, the festival has faithfully brought acclaimed poets, writers and…

Room 220 Presents: The Waves reading series on Jan. 28

The Waves, a new quarterly LGBTQ reading series, will hold its first reading of 2016 at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.)  The series will present local and visiting writers alongside emerging and student voices to…