The Reading Life: Megan Burns, Peter Cooley
This week on 'The Reading Life', Susan Larson talks with Megan Burns about the New Orleans Poetry Festival, and poet Peter Cooley, about his new poetry collection, “The One Certain Thing.”
April 2 calendar
Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week:
Rickie Lee Jones discusses her new memoir, “Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour,” with Jamie Dell’Apa, Tuesday, April 6, in the Preservation Hall Courtyard. This is an in-person, ticketed event; tickets at gardendistrictbooks.com.
Katie Russell Newland discusses her book “A Season with Mom: Love, Loss, and the Ultimate Baseball Adventure” in a zoom conversation with Ti Martin, Wednesday, April 7, at 6:30. Tickets at gardendistrictbooks.com.
Tiana Nobile and other adoptee poets celebrate the launch of her book, “Cleave,” Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m. online via zoom. Check out tiananobile.com for info.
Robert W. Fieseler, a National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association "Journalist of the Year" and author of "Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation," reads from his work in a zoom live presentation Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m. as part of the Delgado Reading series.
The New Orleans Poetry Festival continues throughout the month of April. Check out nolapoetry.com for complete schedule.
And a big shout out to Tulane history professor Andy Horowitz, who received the 2021 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy for his “Hurricane Katrina, A History: 1915-2015.”