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Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans, opens November 28, 2012 with the Society’s annual master class for high school students. Adult programming will begin later that day. Our special guest of honor this year will be Ernest J. Gaines, famous Louisiana fiction writer, author of A Lesson Before Dying, The Autobiography of ...Read more.
POSTMARK DEADLINE FOR WILLIAM FAULKNER -WILLIAM WISDOM COMPETITION: MAY 15, 2012 The Pirates Alley Faulkner Society reminds writers and friends of writers that the postmark deadline for the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition is May 15, 1012. The competition is open to all writers anywhere working in English and offers significant cash ...Read more.
Caroline Kellems Godoy (center) inks a deal with MacAdams Cage editor Pat Walsh (left) and agent Deborah Grosvenor (right) during the 2009 Words & Music festival in New Orleans. Caroline Kellems Godoy’s novel, The Coffee Diary that takes place on their coffee farm in Guatemala, is at press now and will be available at the ...Read more.
If you caught Roy’s guest appearance on HBO’s new hit series Treme this week, you’ve probably already decided he’s a guy you want to know… You’d be right. Roy Blount Jr., a winner of the Faulkner Society’s annual ALIHOT Award (A Legend in His/Her Own Time) for Literature, is a frequent member of the Words ...Read more.