Literary New Orleans: August Events


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Ladee Hubbard at Octavia, Aug. 8

Monday the 7th

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

Tuesday the 8th

Book launch with Ladee Hubbard featuring her book, The Talented Ribkins, in conversation with Jami Attenberg, Octavia Books, 6 PM

Monday the 14th

Discussion and signing with Dawn Reno Langley featuring her book, The Mourning Parade, Garden District Book Shop, 6 PM

See all events here

Interview with Michael Knight

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“It’s a shame when talented writers quit the short story, especially when the decision comes down to money or readership—novels pay more, right, and they sell better and they often receive more critical attention. That’s not a particularly good reason to make any decision regarding literature or art.”

Read the whole interview here

It Pays to Publish with Bayou Magazine

My generation was maybe the last in which you could set up shop as a writer and hope to make a living at it. –John Updike


Hold up there, John Updike. Bayou is turning back the clock.

We are pleased to announce that Bayou Magazine will pay authors for all fiction manuscripts submitted and published after February 1, 2017. Please refer to genre Submission Guidelines for more details.