Michael Patrick Welch debuts two new books on August 28 at the AllWays Lounge benefitting the BOOKMOBILE!

Defend New Orleans presents a launch for two new books by Michael Patrick Welch at 9 p.m. on Friday, August 28, at the AllWays Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave.). Welch is the author of The Donkey Show and New Orleans: the Underground Guide. His new book Transport Instinct is…

Kent Wascom presents SECESSIA on July 7 at Octavia Books

Local novelist Kent Wascom will present and sign his new book, SECESSIA, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, at Octavia Books (513 Octavia St.). A portion of the proceeds from sales of the book will benefit Room 220. SECESSIA is a work of historical fiction driven…

Francisco Goldman reading canceled

While it’s a blustery 40 degrees here in New Orleans, apparently the northeastern part of the country is a snowy shitshow. Sadly, among the casualties of this frigid mayhem—which included a Delta plane that slid off the runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport…

Poetry from Reading Between the Wines April 2

Fleur de Lit and the Pearl Wine Company will usher in National Poetry Month with the next installment of its series Reading Between the Wines at 6:30 p.m. on April 2 at Pearl Wine Co. (in the American Can Company,…