Lorrie Moore kicks of a strong week of literary events in New Orleans with a reading at 7 p.m. tonight, Monday, March 2, in the Lavin-Bernick Student Center on Tulane University’s campus. Moore is the author of five collections of short stories and two novels. Her most recent collection, Bark, was nominated for the 2014 Story Prize. Her […]
at The Front 4100 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans, LA 70117 Press Street is excited to partner with The Front and the Newcomb Art Department at Tulane University to present an evening at the Front with legendary art and culture critic Dave Hickey. He has written for numerous American publications including Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, […]
A strong week for N.O. book events: Lorrie Morrie, Jesmyn Ward, Francisco Goldman, and more!
Authors John M. Barry and Jed Horne (and others!) to discuss Post-Katrina Rapture culture March 1 at Indywood
Alright, alright. This post really isn’t about a literary event—it’s about a film screening, the New Orleans premiere of Good People Go To Hell, Saved People Go To Heaven at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 at Indywood (628 Elysian Fields). But since the Room 220 editors had a hand in organizing the event, it will also […]
Most of the New Orleanians I met were working: An interview with Brian Boyles
By Jarret Lofstead I’ve worked with Brian Boyles since we met at Handsome Willy’s in 2008. We’ve worked City Council DJ Happy Hours, cross-generational panel discussions, yard parties, music festivals, and many, many Saints games. His new book, New Orleans Boom and Blackout: 100 Days in America’s Coolest Hotspot, is a nonfiction account of the 100 […]