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January Literary Events

 

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Daniel José Older at Dogfish Reading Series

Saturday the 5th

Joan Barasovska, Lee Meitzen Grue, and Clare L. Martin read for the Poetry Buffet, New Orleans Public Library – Milton H Latter Branch, 2 PM

Sunday the 6th

Brandi Perry discusses and signs her book, Splintered, Garden District Book Shop, 2 PM

Poetry Night, Maple Leaf Bar, 3 PM

 

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Interview with David Mura

 

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David Mura

“I started out as a poet. But when I was in Japan for a year on a fellowship, I realized that if I waited until my experiences distilled into poetry, I would miss writing about a lot of what I was experiencing, thinking and feeling. Moreover, outside the pressure to high-power the language into poetry, writing prose allowed me to explore my own psyche in a deeper way and, even more importantly, to explore how my being Japanese American affected not just who I was, but who my parents and my grandparents were.”

 

Read the whole interview here.