It doesn’t hurt if the author can throw in some humor, if possible, a lot of humor!
We urge you too book now if you think your are going to attend at want to stay at the festival hotel, as our bloc is not large.
Also, getting to New Orleans could pose problems if you wait until last minute to make airline reservations.
Invited to join her is: head adornments for the event; gentlemen can find a wide array of purple hats, too, starting with baseball caps and trilbies, or purple ties, ascots, pocket handkerchiefs, or other purple accessories.
Purple Hat cocktails, created by the Monteleone’s mixologist, will be served., who works freelance for a number of major publishers as well as individuals.
These agents and editors will combine with highly acclaimed authors and scholars to present Master Classes and Workshops on critical aspects of successful writing, both fiction and non-fiction.
These presentations will begin on the afternoon of Thursday, November 10th.
A career teacher herself, Blaylock first became fascinated with Adelicia because of tales about her told by one of her teachers when she was very young.
The resulting book owes its reader appeal to Blaylock’s careful research over several years, tracking down source material in Tennessee, Louisiana, and France.
Writers who wish to read at this event must sign-up at [email protected] Writers will be accommodated on a first come, first serve basis.
Writers must be prepared to set the scene for their work and do a reading within a five-minute total time frame per writer. Among those who have signed up to date are fiction writer Amy Conner, who will be reading from her recently completed novel , who compiled the superb anthology of the best of Mexican short fiction of the 20th century.
Beginning on Thursday, December 7, a series of discussions by some of the best writers and scholars of our time will explore how transforming art is inspired by the evil of war and its impact on us all.