Author Archives: Renée Peck

Renée Peck

About Renée Peck

Renee Peck, editor of NolaVie, worked for 32 years as a feature editor and writer at The Times-Picayune. Among her past titles are Food Editor, Entertainment Editor, TV Editor, Assistant Living Editor, and Home and Garden Editor. Her This Mold House column chronicled with humor and inexpertise her rebuilding efforts post-Katrina. Her Big Easy Living column for NolaVie explores the way we live in this always entertaining but sometimes uneasy city. Email her at

Book Fest Week, Audio: Trombone Shorty reveals how he got his nickname


Continuing our "Book Fest Week" series, NolaVie headed into the library at Schaumburg Elementary School to read with Erin Martin's third-grade class. After reading Trombone Shorty, by New Orleanian, yes, Trombone Shorty, discussions focused on what students found exciting and interesting in his book. And, surprise: They were quite taken with ... Bo Diddley. Read More »

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