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Readings
Sunday Shorts at Red Star Galerie

Sunday Shorts at Red Star Galerie

MelaNated Writers Collective and Peauxdunque Writers Alliance present Sunday Shorts, a four-week reading series featuring short stories and works of prose from writers from both groups.

Louisiana State Library Celebrates National Poetry Month

From The Advocate In celebration of National Poetry Month, the State Library of Louisiana is holding the third annual “Just Listen to Yourself: The Louisiana Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets.”
Literary Late Night: MelaNated Writers Collective Joins the Tennessee Williams Fest

Literary Late Night: MelaNated Writers Collective Joins the Tennessee Williams Fest

MelaNated Writers Collective is bringing its “Literary Jook Joint” to the Tennessee Williams Festival.
MelaNated Jook Joint: Cafe Treme

MelaNated Jook Joint: Cafe Treme

MelaNated Writers Collective hosts a poetry jook joint at Cafe Treme in New Orleans to showcase renowned poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, Dec. 3, 2012.
MelaNated Writers Collective presents Thomas Sayers Ellis at The Literary Jook Joint

MelaNated Writers Collective presents Thomas Sayers Ellis at The Literary Jook Joint

Poet, photographer, word provocateur: Join the MelaNated Writers Collective for an afternoon of verse featuring the award-winning artist Thomas Sayers Ellis on Sunday, December 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Cafe Treme
Thomas Sayers Ellis to read selections during MWC's Fall Literary Jook Joint

Thomas Sayers Ellis to read selections during MWC’s Fall Literary Jook Joint

By Cate Root from nola.com New Orleans enjoys a cornucopia of literary delights this week. Our featured events are the annual Faulkner Words and Music Festival and “literary juke joint” hosted by the MelaNated Writers Collective featuring Thomas Sayers Ellis. Below, you can find listings to current book signings or local readings this week. WORDS...

Faulkner Words and Music Festival, Thomas Sayers Ellis and more literary events

New Orleans enjoys a cornucopia of literary delights this week. Our featured events are the annual Faulkner Words and Music Festival and “literary juke joint” hosted by the MelaNated Writers Collective featuring Thomas Sayers Ellis. Below, you can find listings to current book signings or local readings this week. See full list of events
A MelaNated Summer in New Orleans

A MelaNated Summer in New Orleans

NOLA Collective of Writers of Color Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary with Series of Readings Hear original works from the MelaNated Writers; a collective of writers of color in genres from fiction to screenwriting and memoir to poetry. While some of the MelaNated writers are originally from cities like San Francisco, Memphis, Cleveland and London, all currently...