New Orleans writers round up: Lara Naughton, Jesmyn Ward, Justin Nobel, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, Kristin Sanders, and Yuri Herrera

Countless writers in New Orleans are ever plucking away at their keyboards, conducting research or interviews, or simply probing their memories and inner lives to create worthwhile work. Much of this is published online, scattered disparately throughout cyberspace. Here are…

Rodrigo Toscano and Carolyn Hembree to read at BJ’s on May 25

Poets Rodrigo Toscano and Carolyn Hembree headline the Blood Jet Poetry Series on Wednesday, May 25, at BJ’s in the Bywater (4301 Burgundy). Read ROOM 220‘s review of Hembree’s latest collection here. Rodrigo Toscano’s newest book of poetry is Explosion…

Bayou Magazine celebrates launch of Issue 64 at Saturn Bar on Feb. 12

Bayou Magazine will celebrate the launch of Issue 64 at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, at Saturn Bar (3067 St. Claude Ave.). Issues of the magazine will be available for sale. The event will also feature a DJ, raffle prizes,…

James B. Borders IV releases Marking Time, Making Place: An Essential Chronology of Blacks in New Orleans Since 1718

James B. Borders IV recently released a chronological history disclosing the pivotal African-American names, events and locations in Marking Time, Making Place: An Essential Chronology of Blacks in New Orleans Since 1718 (Beckham, 2015). “New Orleans is one of the most Africanized…

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…

Dogfish Reading Series launches 2016 season with Mixed Company on Jan. 21

The Dogfish Reading Series presents their first event of the year featuring writers from Mixed Company at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Jan. 21, at Dogfish headquarters (2448 N. Villere St). Doors open at 7 pm. Featured readers will include Addie Citchens, Jeri Hilt, Ambata…

Justin Lamb Releases New Chapbook at Cellar Door on Jan. 16

National Poetry Slam champion Justin Lamb is releasing his first chapbook, Everything Has A Place, on Saturday, Jan. 16, at The Space (Cellar Door, 916 Lafayette St.). Doors open at 7 PM, and the show will begin at 8 PM. The…

Recently read, a New Orleans writers round up: Anya Groner, Adrian Van Young, Tad Bartlett, and Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Countless writers in New Orleans are ever plucking away at their keyboards, conducting research or interviews, or simply probing their memories and inner lives to create worthwhile work. Much of this is published online, scattered disparately throughout cyberspace. Here are…

The Broad Side Reading Series at Baskerville on Dec. 3

The Broad Side Reading Series presents a reading by Andy Young, Jessica Kinnison, and Candice Wuehle at 7 pm on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Baskerville (3000 Royal St.). The Broad Side, spearheaded by Elizabeth Gross and Amelia Bird, pairs up writers…

T. Geronimo Johnson wins Ernest Gaines Award for Welcome to Braggsville

New Orleans-born T. Geronimo Johnson recently won the Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence for his novel Welcome to Braggsville. The award will be presented during a public ceremony at the Manship Theatre in downtown Baton Rouge on Jan. 21 at…

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