Making the everyday feel important: An interview with Peyton Burgess

I met Peyton Burgess at an uptown coffee shop on the first day of spring. Under a blue cloudlessness, we discussed parenting (“earlier mornings,” reports Burgess), the immediate power of our iced coffees, and his debut story collection, The Fry…

RM220’s Picks for the Best Panels and Other Events at the 2017 Tennessee Williams Festival (March 22 – 26)

One of the highlights of New Orleans literary calendar, the Tennessee Williams Festival (March 22 – 26) is celebrating its thirty-first year of festivities in 2017. Over its three decades, the festival has faithfully brought acclaimed poets, writers and playwrights from across…

Maple Street Books hosts Jon Padgett

Maple Street Book Shop will host Jon Padgett at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, at their storefront (7529 Maple Street) to celebrate the release of his debut short story collection, The Secret of Ventriloquism. Padgett will be joined by Adrian Van Young, Alice Phillips, and…

Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners Pizza Party

Louisiana Books 2 Prisoners is hosting a pizza party from 12 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, January 8, at 2523 George Nick Connor Drive. They organization will start the new year by getting caught up on answering their backlog of inmate letters. Attendees…

Featured Essay: Transition in New Orleans

A few years ago, Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedecker asked me to contribute to their New Orleans anthology-atlas, Unfathomable City. My task was to figure out how post-Katrina New Orleans was changing. I’m not a reporter, so the thought of…

International Day of Poetry at Maple Street Book Shop

Maple Street Books will host an event called “International Poetry Day” at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 16, at their storefront (7529 Maple Street), which will feature Zoe Blair-Schlagenhauf, Jo Gehringer, and Laura Theobald.  The event shouldn’t be confused with World…

Andrea Panzeca Book Signing at Garden District Book Shop

Garden District Book Shop will host Andrea Panzeca at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 5, at their storefront (2727 Prytania Street).  Andrea Panzeca earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at University of New Orleans and a B.A. in Creative Writing…

Blood Jet Poetry presents John Pluecker and Monica Mankin

The Blood Jet Poetry Series will host John Pluecker and Monica Mankin on Wednesday, November 30, at 8 p.m. at B.J.’s (4301 Burgundy). John Pluecker is a writer, interpreter, translator and co-founder of the language justice and literary experimentation collaborative Antena. His work…

Louisiana Cultural Vistas Winter Issue Premiere and Holiday Celebration

Louisiana Cultural Vistas and their partners at Bevolo Gas and Electric Lights will celebrate the holiday season and the winter 2016 issue of the Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, at Bevolo (316 Royal Street). The event will feature…

Poetry Buffet presents Alison Pelegrin, Jonathan Penton, and Elizabeth Garcia

The Poetry Buffet will host Alison Pelegrin, Jonathan Penton, and Elizabeth Garcia on Saturday, December 3, at 2 p.m. at the Latter Library (5120 St. Charles). Alison Pelegrin is the author of three previous poetry collections, and she has received fellowships from…

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