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daniel-wolff's picture
Jul.17.2012
  The temptation to keep updating my new book, “The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back,” is overwhelming. But since it’s due to come out August 6th from Bloomsbury, I’ll have to be content to send addendums your way.           ...
daniel-wolff's picture
Jul.17.2012
  The temptation to keep updating my new book, “The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back,” is overwhelming. But since it’s due to come out August 6th from Bloomsbury, I’ll have to be content to send addendums your way.           ...
suellen-ocean's picture
Jun.21.2012
I'm reading an old cookbook written before WWII, showcasing different regions in the United States and sharing their traditional recipes with us. I've read pages and pages of recipes so far, and one thing most of the recipes have in common are flour, butter and sugar, over and over again. Until you...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jun.01.2012
Imagine my surprise when my cover artist reminds me that we need permission from a vendor prominently displayed on the cover of the new novel, Among Men, and in the bulk of the story, much of which happens around a hot dog cart in New Orleans. I found a great picture and negotiated with the...
jewelle-gomez's picture
May.17.2012
When I first met author, Jewell Parker Rhodes, I got stuck on the fact that we have almost the same first name.  It's not something that happens to me often.  Growing up I was smart enough to know that if I could survive the teasing ('Jewelle the fool' was one chant) my name was going to...
collin-kelley's picture
May.07.2012
My short story collection, Kiss Shot, is now with my editor. Whew! If you follow the blog regularly, I had originally planned to have the book ready last Christmas. Two of the stories needed more extensive work than I thought and since I am self-publishing Kiss Shot as an eBook, I decided to...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Apr.12.2012
No, this is not a post about religion. It is, however, about a pilgrimage. I love Saints & Sinners because it's a big part of the reason my first novel came out last year. (You already have a copy, right? Right?) The first time I attended was in 2004, I think—to my surprise, I didn't write down...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Mar.23.2012
It was a nasty night in New Orleans.  Torrents of rain−at once pounding and windswept.  Filling and rising.  We were sheltered, on the floor.  The carpet was damp.  My clothes were matted beneath me.  That night was unforgettable.  However, the best part of the...
david-henry-sterry's picture
Jan.31.2012
We're going to New Orleans! Tennesse Williams NO Literary Festival March 21-25. Eh toi! http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/sterry-david-henry
mayra-calvani's picture
Dec.22.2011
A World of His Own is an enjoyable historical novel set in New Orleans in the early 1800′s. The novel spans a few years and centers around the life of Andre Raphael de Javon, an ambitious and handsome Frenchman who comes to America in order to become one of the richest plantation owners in...