Saturday, November 17

8:30am-11:00am

Youth Programming--Free Community Session

 

8:45am-9:45am

Artful Futures:  Visual Vocabularies with Soraya Jean-Louis

FREE community session--Please register!

 

10:00am -11:00am

KNOW New Orleans with Freddi Williams Evans

FREE community session--Please register!

 

9:15am-10:30am

How To Write a Query Letter

Author and Editor Johnnie Bernhard walks you through this all-important step in publishing

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10

 

10:00am-10:45am

New Orleans Next Generation of Literary Voices

Speakers:  Students from 826 NOLA (formerly Big Class)

FREE community session--Please register!

 

11:00am-1:00pm

Venue:  Drink Lab NOLA (upstairs from Victory)

Literature and Lunch--Don’t Read the Comments Section: NOLA Black Journalist talk Race, Fake News and Surviving the Industry

Moderator: David T. Baker

Literature and Lunch--$50

 

1:15pm

Film: Black Love as a Sustaining Force Post-Katrina by Kelly Harris-DeBerry

 

1:30pm-2:45pm

Black Dance in Louisiana: From Africa to Twerking

Speaker: Greer Mendy

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10

 

3:00pm-4:15pm

Words & Music Writing Competition Reading

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10

 

4:30pm-5:45pm 

Publishing with a University Press

Moderator: TBA

Panelists:  Johnnie Bernard, David Armand, Jack Bedell

Words & Music Panel Pass--$10

 

5:45pm-8:00pm

Enjoy an evening on the town!

 

8:00pm

Late Night Literature:  Poetry Tribute to Aretha Franklin

Venue:  Whiskey and Sticks

Poetry Tribute to Aretha Franklin--$10