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New Orleans Poetry Festival 2017 Schedule

Please note that this is last year's schedule.... The 2018 schedule will be posted when finalized.

 

Thursday, April 20
Time Book Fair Room 250 Room 252 Interfaith (Rooftop Room) Café Istanbul FrontStage
7 PM         Poets With Bands
poets with bands
 
Friday, April 21
Time Book Fair Room 250 Room 252 Interfaith (Rooftop Room) Café Istanbul FrontStage
9-10 Open for setup          
10-11

Book Fair Open to the Public 10 - 5

Tables:
New Orleans Public Library
Trembling Pillow Press
Lavender Ink / Diálogos
The Southern Review
Black Radish Press
Chax Press
Coven Press
Sundress Publications
The Wanderer, Birds of Lace, and 7x7
Tinfish Press
Unlikely Stories
Xavier Review
Coalition of Nuevo Chican@ Artists (C.O.N.C.A.)
Big Lucks Books
Bloof Books
The Boiler Journal
Xavier Review
NOPF Grand Exquisite Corpse
100,000 Poets for Change
DUSIE

O galactic black wild Xavier Review at 35

Wombthink: Reclaiming Knowledges and Redefining Interiors

   
11-Noon Translation Workshop Neither Night Nor Day: An Exploration of the Boundaries Between Prose Poetry and Flash Fiction Earth, Water, Sky Book Launch and Reading We Are Still Here: The Future of Horror in Contemporary Poetics

Continuous Open Mic

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DUSIE pop-up readings

Noon-1   Beyond Genre: Obliterating the Literary The Mystical and the Magical: Women Writing the Metaphysical Worlds  
1-2:30      

Catered Lunch Matinee Reading featuring:

Kit Robinson
Hank Lazer
Susana Gardner
James Sherry

     
2:30-3:30 Sundress Publications Reading

Not Having Feelings is Boring: Book-Length Autobiographical Poetics and the Avant-Garde

Sacred Grove Reading Lavender Ink / Diálogos Books Reading
3:30-4:30 Self-Articulation and Solidarity: Asian American Poets

Mystic Female: Black Women Poets Read

Mythology of the Mundane: Poetry of Domestic Fabulism

Small Press Reading I
Jill Darling
Jeffrey Wright

Teow Lim Goh
Elisabeth Workman

4:30-7:00

Dinner Break

7:00-        

Feature Reading
Feature Reading

Chuck Perkins
A Scribe Called Quess
Lisa Samuels
Rodger Kamenetz

 
Saturday, April 22
Time Book Fair Room 250 Room 252 Interfaith (Rooftop Room) Café Istanbul FrontStage
9-10 Open for setup          
10-11

Book Fair Open to the Public 10 - 5

Tables:
New Orleans Public Library
Trembling Pillow Press
Lavender Ink / Diálogos
The Southern Review
Black Radish Press
Chax Press
Coven Press
Sundress Publications
The Wanderer, Birds of Lace, and 7x7
Tinfish Press
Unlikely Stories
Xavier Review
Coalition of Nuevo Chican@ Artists (C.O.N.C.A.)
Big Lucks Books
Bloof Books
The Boiler Journal
Xavier Review
NOPF Grand Exquisite Corpse
100,000 Poets for Change
DUSIE

Tinfish Press Reading Your Day Job SGV Food Club: Gathering and Building Community    
11-Noon Dreams and Poetry Workshop The Poetics of Climate Change: Poetry in the Anthropocene Chax Press Reading Guerillaista Publishing: Activism Through Libritos & Broadside Posters

Continuous Open Mic

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DUSIE pop-up readings

Noon-1  

Small Press Reading II
Brenda Iijima
Sun Yung Shin
Gabrielle Civil
Elizabeth Gross

Black Radish Books Presents Poetry of Ghosts, Machines, Courtesans, and Sgraffito Permutations

 
1-2:30      

Catered Lunch Matinee Reading featuring

Luis Bravo
Charles Alexander
Nikki Wallschlaeger
Martín Barea Mattos

     
2:30-3:30 Reaching After Fact: Poetry in a Time of Uncertainty Gulf Coast Review Panel and Reading Coven Press / Bloof Books Reading Trembling Pillow Press Reading
3:30-4:30 Dillard University English Club: Poetry and Spoken Word Animals in the Afterlife

Small Press Reading III
Cassie Pruyn
Jeff Grieneisen
Sarah Cox

Biljana Obradavic

4:30-7:00

Dinner Break

7:00-        

Feature Reading
Feature Reading

Tyrone Williams
Kelly Harris
Lee Herrick
Rodrigo Toscano

 
Sunday, April 23
10 AM- Tours and Activities TBA
3 PM

Grand Finale Open Mic at the Maple Leaf Bar
8316 Oak