Author Archive

Submissions are Open! Writers & Artists, Send Us Your Work!

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The beginning of September means that Bayou is open for general submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and visual art.

M. Remark’s Necessities Include Sunlight, Rain, and Thunderstorms

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I usually write at home in these two spaces, but if a certain café can provide most of the above, I’m happy to write there for hours.

Summer Wood, Her Space and Her Lovable Writing Companion.

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I have a desk. It’s that flat space where I stack things so tall that the piles wobble and slide into one another.

National Short Story Month: Barb Johnson Reads “The Invitation”

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Barb Johnson reads an excerpt from her book.

Hate Film Adaptations? Think Again.

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Who really reads short stories aside from MFA students and high school English classes?

Issue 61 Launch Party: Readings, music and more!

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Come listen, drink, dance, play, and be among the first to behold Issue 61 of Bayou Magazine.

National Short Story Month: Looking Forward

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Be on the lookout for National Short Story Month news and content as May progresses.

Echoes – Lily Duffy Reads Charles Olson

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Echoes is a digital reading series featuring writers from around the country reciting their favorite poems, along with a recording of the poet themselves reading their work. This week, poet Lily Duffy reads… Continue reading

The Digital Corpse: Tweeting Poems for NaPoMo

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For the past few weeks, Bayou has been running a digital exquisite corpse over on our Twitter account. The idea was simple: post a daily prompt, and have followers tweet back the next… Continue reading

The Wandering Bard: An Interview with Street Poet Ben Aleshire

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  It’s a beautiful day in the French Quarter of New Orleans and the streets are bustling with musicians, tap-dancers, living statues, and tarot readers. Tourists and locals alike stop to enjoy the… Continue reading