Words & Music 2019

Mapping Change

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.  Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at the Ace Hotel

Thursday, November 21

9:00 am:  Plessy v. Ferguson Tour

11:30 am-1:30 pm:  Literature & Lunch, Dooky Chase Restaurant: Keith Weldon Medley & Interviewer from the Plessy & Ferguson Foundation

2:00 pm:  Registration at Ace Opens

2:30-3:30 pm: "Neighborhood Story Project Presents”

3:45-4:45 pm: Fiolet and Wing:  An Anthology of Domestic Fabulist Poetry

4:45-5:30 pm:  Welcome Reception

5:30 pm: Keynote event,  Joshua Jelly Shapiro

Friday, November 22

8:30: Registration opens; Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am: Workshop:  Website for Writers--Edward Branley

10:15-11:15 am: Journalism and Justice

11:30 am-12:30 pm: New Orleans as a Character in Contemporary Film

12:45-2:45 pm: Literature & Lunch, Carmo, Music of Per(Sister)

3:00-4:00 pm: Words & Music Writing Competition Reading

4:15-5:15 pm: All Incarceration Is Not Created Equal with Randall Horton

5:30 pm:  Keynote Event, DaMaris Hill & Maurice Carlos Ruffin

8:00-10:00 pm, Community Book Center:  Late Night Literature: Poets Respond to Gentrification

9:30 pm-Til, Whiskey & Sticks:  Late Night Literature After Party

Saturday, November 23

8:30 am: Registration opens; Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am: Workshop:  Copyright for Writers--Marie Breaux

10:15-11:15 am: Young Writers of New Orleans

11:30 am-1:30 pm: Literature and Lunch, 912 Julia, Poets & PoBoys

1:45-2:45 pm: 300 Years of NO Literary History

3:00-4:00 pm: Black Community Theater in New Orleans

5:15 pm, New Orleans Jazz Market:  Jazz Happy Hour Benefiting One Book One New Orleans

7:30 pm, New Orleans Jazz Market:  NOJO Performs “Vengeance”

Sunday, November 24

8:45 am:  Registration opens; Continental Breakfast

9:15-10:45 am: Tribute Reading to Ernest Gaines