Bloomsday 2014: New Orleans does Dublin via Joyce – Again!

A map of Dublin, drawn by Vladimir Nabokov, based on Ulysses. New Orleanians will celebrate the (fictional) life and times of James Joyce’s protagonist Leopold Bloom with a communal marathon reading of the famous novel that features Bloom’s antics, Ulysses, at this…

Community writing workshops recommence at Loyola’s Walker Percy Center

The Walker Percy Center at Loyola University New Orleans is gearing up for its next round of community writing classes, which begin on March 23 (deadline to register is March 21). These eight-week evening courses offer writing instruction to authors…

Room 220 events ranked the 10th best places to get drunk with dorks in New Orleans

Stay online long enough, and you’re bound to end up in a listicle. It really came as no surprise to the folks at Room 220 that our events ended up this week on Buzzfeed’s list of the Top Ten Places…

Fall 2013 community writing courses at the Walker Percy Center

The Walker Percy Center has announced its community writing courses for Fall 2013, offering aspiring writers a great way to hone skills (at whatever level) and a reason to keep writing in their spare time. The classes cater to a …

Community writing workshops at Loyola soldier on

Stephen Rea, author of Finn McCool’s Football Club, is following up the successful community writing workshop he hosted at Loyola this fall with … you guessed it: another community writing workshop! Former student Rachael Henderson had this to say about…