Every one of these pieces is absolutely sincere: An interview with Adam Tipps Weinstein

Editor’s note: Room 220 will host contributing writer Michael Jeffrey Lee alongside Adam Tipps Weinstein and Laurence Ross at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18, at the Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.).  I first met Adam Weinstein in Tuscaloosa, that notorious Alabama town with…

Michael Jeffrey Lee’s Uncomfortable Gothic: An interview

By Nathan C. Martin Michael J. Lee denies any connection between his work and the Southern Gothic tradition, despite characteristics in his stories that might suggest one. This is not only because he’s originally from California—which disqualifies him in the…

New Orleans Literary Audio on the Knox Writers’ House

The Knox Writers’ House documents a literary field-recording road trip of sorts. Three enthusiasts drive across the country, interviewing and recording readings by writers along the way. They’ve made dozens of mp3s and transcripts (along with crude line-drawing portraits) available…

A success by any measure besides documentary photography: Michael Martone’s reading at the Antenna Gallery

First off, thanks to everyone who came out to Thursday’s reading. Second, if there’s anyone out there who knows how to use a camera and would like to take pictures of Room 220 events, please drop a line to nathan…