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…

“The beauty in this disintegrating landscape” – An interview with Nicholas Mainieri

I met up with Nick Mainieri at a Mid-City coffee shop; we sat in a vaguely lit corner while a robbery of rainclouds gathered outside, discussing the winters of northern Indiana (“painful,” Mainieri reports), the ecological impact of nutria hunting…

Garden District Books presents Nicholas Mainieri with Katy Simpson Smith

Garden District Books will host Nick Mainieri with Katy Simpson Smith at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 18, at their storefront (2727 Prytania St). The event is free and open to the public. Nicholas Mainieri’s debut novel, The Infinite, will be published by Harper…

Octavia Books presents the launch for Nicholas Mainieri’s The Infinite

The launch of Rm220 contributor Nicholas Mainieri’s The Infinite will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, at Octavia Books (513 Octavia Street). Nicholas Mainieri’s debut novel, The Infinite, will be published by Harper Perennial in November of 2016. Born in Miami,…

“A country that seems to reject my kind”: Nicholas Mainieri reflects on the 2016 presidential election

November 9, 2016 It is because I’m an incredibly privileged person that I’m able to say that I woke up this morning and felt for the first time in my life the particular despair that comes along with living in…

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…

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