NolaVie Presents : Literature


The Pick: Momma Tried's list of top magazines

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Editor's Note: Last year, a new print-only magazine launched in New Orleans. Momma Tried is an arts, literature, and nudie magazine put out by Editor Micah Learned and Art Director Theo Eliezer. With contributions from nearly 50 collaborators, Momma Tried is a daringly ... Read More »

Nola Studiola dispatch: Marin Sardy

Essayist Marin Sardy

As part of a new content partnership with Nola Studiola, a collaborative online platform where various artists -- visual and literary -- curate the site with their own content for month-long "residencies,” we will feature monthly “dispatches” from ... Read More »

One Book, One New Orleans

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The 10th annual One Book, One New Orleans event series focusing on adult literacy will launch with a kickoff party from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Publiq House (4528 Freret St.). The party ... Read More »

Nola Studiola dispatch: Christianne Sanchez Robinson

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As part of a new content partnership with Nola Studiola, a collaborative online platform where various artists -- visual and literary -- curate the site with their own content for month-long "residencies,” we will feature monthly “dispatches” from ... Read More »

Fifty years later, a jazz funeral for Dr. Mary

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On Monday, two threads in New Orleans’ long and sometimes twisted historical tapestry will intersect, giving us one of the most unlikely events of the summer. It’s a traditional jazz funeral, being held for a woman murdered 50 ... Read More »

Nola Studiola summer flashback: Irvin Peckham

Irvin Peckham

Irvin Peckham is a grass-roots musician, a mountain-biker, and a social activist. After losing his wife, with whom he was in love for 43 years, he turned his focus to writing about grief – using it as a way of working one’s way out of trauma. Read More »

NOLA Studiola summer flashback: Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown pens a graphic feature called Ten In One

Bestselling author/illustrator Lisa Brown talks about what makes her laugh, what she'd eat on a New Orleans balcony, and living (sort of) off the grid. Read More »

'A Confederacy of Dunces' could be Broadway-bound

If all goes according to plan, 'Parks and Recreation; star John Offerman may turn up on Broadway as Ignatius J. Reilly.

Nothing about the beloved New Orleans-set novel A Confederacy of Dunces has come easy. It’s well known that the author, John Kennedy Toole, committed suicide in 1969 after numerous failed attempts to get it published. Only the persistence ... Read More »

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