Literary New Orleans

October 2017 Events

 

Monday the 2nd

Graphic Novel Book Club, Tubby & Coo’s, 6-7 PM

Poetry on Poets Open Mic, Café Istanbul, 9 PM

 

Wednesday the 4th

Ronnie Virgets discusses and signs his book, Saints and Lesser Souls: The New Orleans View of Ronnie Virgets, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

Tiana Nobile and Brigid Conroy read and sign their book, The Spirit of the Staircase, Antenna Gallery, 7 PM

Kim Vodicka and Josh Stevens read at the Blood Jet Series, 4301 Burgundy Street, 8 PM

 

Friday the 6th

Rick Riordan reads and signs his book, The Ship of the Dead, Book Three, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Academy of the Sacred Heart’s Nims Fine Arts Center, 6 PM

 

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Julie Kane

Saturday the 7th

Author panel: Julie Kane, Stacey Balkun, Gina Ferrara, Melinda Palacio, and Andrea Panzeca discuss “Words & Society: Women Poets Resist.” Carolyn Hembree will moderate. Reception and book signing to follow. Mid City Library, 4140 Canal Street, 12:30-1:30 PM.

Peter Dedek leads a guided tour of Lafayette Cemetery #1 and signs his book, Cemeteries of New Orleans: A Cultural History, Garden District Book Shop, 1-3 PM

 

 

 

Monday the 9th

Science Fiction Book Club, Tubby & Coo’s, 6-7 PM

Poetry on Poets Open Mic, Café Istanbul, 9 PM

 

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Jesmyn Ward

Tuesday the 10th

Jesmyn Ward reads and signs her book, Sing, Unburied, Sing, Octavia Books, 6 PM

Christopher Swann discusses and signs his book, Shadow of the Lions, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

The Moth StorySLAM. The theme is “Creepy.” Café Istanbul, 8 PM

 

Wednesday the 11th

Garden District Book Shop Book Club meets to discuss Martha Hall Kelly’s Lilac Girls, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

Jade Hurter and Andrew Ketcham read at the Blood Jet Series, 4301 Burgundy Street, 8 PM

 

Thursday the 12th

Jesmyn Ward and Nathaniel Rich discuss Ward’s book, Sing, Unburied, Sing, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

 

Monday the 16th

Fantasy Book Club, Tubby & Coo’s, 6-7 PM

Poetry on Poets Open Mic, Café Istanbul, 9 PM

 

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C. Morgan Babst

Tuesday the 17th

C. Morgan Babst discusses and signs her book, The Floating World, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

 

Wednesday the 18th

Neil Ranu and Alex B. Johnson read at the Blood Jet Series, 4301 Burgundy Street, 8 PM

 

Thursday the 19th

Thom Gilbert discusses and signs his book, Blue Suede Shoes: The Culture of Elvis, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

John Pope and Jon Padgett read at the Dogfish Reading Series, 2448 N. Villere Street, 7 PM

 

Monday the 23rd

Not-So-YA Book Club, Tubby & Coo’s, 6-7 PM

Poetry on Poets Open Mic, Café Istanbul, 9 PM

 

Thursday the 26th

Kris Lackey discusses and signs his book, Nail’s Crossing, Garden District Book Shop, 6-7:30 PM

 

Friday the 27th

Laughs for Literacy: Stand-up comedians perform in order to fundraise for the Literary Alliance of Great New Orleans, a non-profit dedicated to increasing adult literacy. Café Istanbul, 7 PM.

 

 

And don’t forget to tune into The Reading Life with Susan Larson!

Susan Larson

The Indefatigable Susan Larson

http://wwno.org/programs/reading-life