February Literary Events

RUFFIN, Maurice Carlos 300x300

Maurice Carlos Ruffin at Octavia Books

Sunday the 2nd

Poetry Night, Maple Leaf Bar, 3 PM

Monday the 3rd

826 New Orleans hosts Origin Stories with Sarah M. Broom and Jami Attenberg, 826 New Orleans, 6 PM

Tuesday the 4th

Maurice Carlos Ruffin discusses and signs his book, We Cast a Shadow, Octavia Books, 6 PM

Click here for complete list of events.



Interview with Marcy Dermansky

DERMANSKY, Marcy 300x300

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.