Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’
The Pirates Alley Faulkner Society has issued its formal Call for Papers for 2012. We are actively soliciting presentations on the work of 2012 Words & Music featured speaker Ernest Gaines and its relevance in contemporary life and literature, as well as presentations relating to this year’s theme: Literature out of time. Eligibility: Presenters must ...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.
As the countdown to registration continues, the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society is thrilled to announce that author Heidi W. Durrow will join the faculty at this year’s Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans. Heidi is a graduate of Stanford, Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, and Yale Law School. She is the recipient ...Read more.
Interesting brief interview on PBS today with Tim O’Brien. Tim will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans. Learn more about Tim O’Brien at WordsandMusic.org Thirty five years after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, Tim O’Brien’s collection of stories about an American platoon, “The Things ...Read more.