The Reading Life: Marti Dumas, Dean Thomas Ellis
Susan Larson talks with Marti Dumas about her new book, “Wildseed Witch (Book 1)” and poet, Dean Thomas Ellis, whose new collection is titled, ‘Far Flung.’
Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week:
Richard Campanella’s new book, “The Cottage on Tchoupitoulas: A Historical Geography of Uptown New Orleans," debuts during PRC's Shotgun House Tour, June 11-12, with the Cottage on Tchoupitoulas at the corner of Henry Clay being featured on the tour and open to the public. Information can be found at PRCNO.org.
Shannon Kelley Atwater reads from and signs her new book, “Alligators Don't Like Flowers,” Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m. at Garden District Book Shop.
And coming up at the June Writers’ Seminar: Sex and Voodoo at the Library: Two New Orleans authors will present sessions to help local writers be better at their craft from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30, Saturday, June 11, at the North Kenner Library, 630 Esplanade, Kenner. Each session is free of charge and is open to the public. There is no registration. Mystery writer Greg Herren, discusses “How to Write a Sex Scene and When Not To” at 9:30 a.m., followed by Kalila Smith discussing “What Every Writer Should Know About Voodoo and the Occult” at 11 a.m.
Dean Thomas Ellis reads from and signs his new book, “far flung,” Monday, June 13, at 6 p.m. at Blue Cypress Books.