ROOM 220 Presents: Cristina Rivera-Garza, Yuri Herrera, and Michael Allen Zell

Room 220 is pleased to present two of Mexico’s finest mid-career fiction writers (one of whom lives in New Orleans) as well as an up-and-coming New Orleans noir aficionado. The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at…

John Pope’s collection of Times-Pic obits launches Oct. 14 at Octavia Books

In what strikes Room 220 editors as a book that was dying to be published (har, har), longtime Times-Picayune journalist and obituary writer John Pope will celebrate the launch of his new collection of TP obits, Getting Off At Elysian Fields, at 6 p.m.…

UNO presents an evening with poets Derrick Harriell and Sara Slaughter Oct. 7

The University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop will host a reading by poets Derrick Harriell and Sara Slaughter at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the UNO Lakeside Campus, Liberal Arts Building, Room 197. The reading will be followed…

The Book Series as Tapas Restaurant: Christopher Schaberg on OBJECT LESSONS

Loyola University New Orleans professor Christopher Schaberg and Georgia Tech professor Ian Bogost are co-editors of Object Lessons, an online essay series published by the Atlantic and print book series published by Bloomsbury. Christopher Schaberg answered Room 220’s questions about the…

ROOM 220 and NOCCA Present: An Evening with the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program

Room 220 is delighted to present for the fifth year straight a group of esteemed writers from around the globe, in partnership with the University of Iowa’s International Writers Program and New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts. This year’s reading…

You could almost do a heat map of online activity

An interview with Cynthia Joyce on editing post-Katrina web content into the new book PLEASE FORWARD. Room 220 is pleased to host a Happy Hour Salon to celebrate the local launch of Please Forward: How Blogging Reconnected New Orleans After Katrina, edited…

Walter Mosley’s Louisiana Literary Heritage

In this weekend’s New York Times Sunday Book Review, the great Walter Mosley, born in Los Angeles, describes in an essay his deep Louisiana roots. Mosley is the author of more than 50 books, winner of a Grammy, an O. Henry…

I began thinking about the hazards of Western people coming to the Middle East to “free” the women: An Interview with Jennifer Steil

Jennifer Steil moved to Yemen in 2006 to be editor-in-chief of the Yemen Observer and later married the British Ambassador to Yemen. Her first book, The Woman Who Fell From The Sky, is a memoir of her time in Yemen.…

New Orleans-based Write On Press announces essay contest for young black female writers

New Orleans-based Write On Press is calling for submissions beginning Aug. 1 from black women ages 18 – 25 for essays that address the subject: What I wish someone had taught me before I graduated high school. Visit Write On…

What you were always trying to avoid was being party to an atrocity: An interview with Michael Pitre

Michael Pitre’s debut novel, Fives and Twenty-fives, delves into a war of endless tedium and Sisyphean roadwork, but there is no boredom. There is only routine, which saves lives, and a fog of death that clouds them. Each day, the…

Contact Us







    Antenna (Press Street) is a Louisiana 501.c3 non-profit.

    ADDRESS & HOURS
    Antenna Gallery
    3718 St Claude Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70117

    Walk In Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 12:00 - 5:00.
    Appointment required for all other times. Email info@antenna.works to schedule."

    CONTACT INFO
    Phone: 504.298.3161

    Email For General Inquiries: info@antenna.works
    Subscribe to our mailing list