January Literary Events

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Maurice Carlos Ruffin at Tulane University

Sunday the 5th 

Poetry Night, Maple Leaf Bar, 3 PM

Tuesday the 7th

Skye Jackson reads for the Open Floor, 817 St. Louis Street, 8 PM

Wednesday the 8th

Garden District Bookshop Club meets to discuss Pam Jenoff’s novel, The Lost Girls of Paris, Garden District Book Shop, 6 PM

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Interview with Marcy Dermansky

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Marcy Dermansky (Photo Credit: Whitney Larson)


The truth is, I don’t know anything until I start typing. Maybe it will be a short story. Maybe a novel. If I type a first paragraph or a couple of pages and feel nothing good about the effort, I will abandon the work and hope for a better idea.”

— Marcy Dermansky

Read more here.