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

Echoes – Kia Groom reads Anne Sexton

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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, Bayou‘s Associate Poetry Editor… Continue reading

Echoes for National Poetry Month – Portia Elan & K. Jane Childs

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Echoes is a digital reading series that will run throughout National Poetry Month, featuring writers from around the country reciting their favorite poems, along with a recording of the poet themselves reading their… Continue reading

Issue 61, Coming Soon!

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Issue 61 of Bayou Magazine is off to the presses! While we’re counting down the days to its arrival you can pre-order your issues now online or through snail mail. For more info, check out… Continue reading

Tweet Poems With Us for NaPoMo!

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National Poetry Month comes but once a year, so why not take advantage of it and start thinking – and tweeting – poetically? Part of the great and enduring appeal of poetry is… Continue reading

National Poetry Month – What to Look Forward to!

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National Poetry Month (and concurrently, NaPoWriMo) is upon us, and we at Bayou have some awesome surprises up our sleeves to help celebrate! During the month of April, we’ll be posting book reviews,… Continue reading