Readings Photo Gallery

with Jericho Brown, Kiese Laymon, Bernice McFadden, and Kalamu ya Salaam.

Date: March 25, 2017

Panel: A CONVERSATION ABOUT RACE: FINDING STRENGTH FOR THE STRUGGLE IN GREAT WRITING

Location: Hotel Monteleone/Tennessee Williams Festival

Date: March 24, 2017

Panel: CAN YOU IMAGINE A BETTER PLACE TO WRITE? THE ARTISTIC ALLURE OF NEW ORLEANS

Location: Hotel Monteleone/Tennessee Williams Festival

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with Katy Simpson Smith, Kelly Harris, and others.

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Date: January 15, 2017

Piece: Excerpt of Ursula K. Leguin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” 

Location: Art Garage

Date: August 15, 2016

Piece: “The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You” (Iowa Review)

Location: Little Theater

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With Jennifer Cheng and other Waiters.

Date: February 25, 2016

Piece: The Boy Who Be Oloye (Massachusetts Review)

Location: Villere Street Bakery

Photo by Clare Welsh

Photo by Clare Welsh / Anya Groner also performed.

Date: August 29, 2015

Piece: The Katrina Dispossessed/

For Those Excluded From the Recovery of New Orleans

(Unpublished Prose Poem)

Location: Xavier University

MCR Melanated Katrina 10

MCR Melanated Survived Katrina Experiment

Full Audio Featuring All Seven Readers At Link Below – I’m the last reader at the 38 minute mark.

http://kalamu.com/neogriot/2015/08/30/poetry-fiction-audio-melanated-writers-kalamu-ya-salaam-katrina-x/

Date: July 23, 2015

Piece: “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye”

Location: Rosa Keller Library

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Date: July 16, 2015

Piece: “A History of Motion” (Essay)

Location: Nix Library 

Reading - at Nix Library

Date: July 9, 2015

Piece: “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye”

Location: Jefferson Parish Eastbank Regional Library 

Maurice Name in Lights

Date: April 9, 2015

Question and Answer session on “The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You”

Location: University of New Orleans (Richard Goodman’s undergraduate fiction class)

After the Q & A.

After the Q & A.

Date: March 15, 2015

Piece: “Elevation Night”

Location: The Walls Project (Baton Rouge, La.)

Reading at the Delta Mouth Festival.

Reading at the Delta Mouth Festival.

Date: March 9, 2015

Piece: “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye”

Location: Southern University New Orleans (Jenn Marie Nunes’ class)

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Date: March 1, 2015

Piece: “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye” (first public reading)

Location: Torres-Tama Salon

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Reading “The Boy Who Would Be Oloye.”

Date: February 26, 2015

Piece: “Elevation Night”

Location: New Orleans Public Library – Alvar Branch

Prof. Big Chief

To the Blighthouse! reading w/Carin Chapman

Date: January 30, 2015

Piece: “The Ones Who Don’t Say They Love You” (first public reading)

Location: Crescent Park (New Orleans Riverfront)

Still from Iowa Review blog video produced by L. Kasimu Harris.

Still from Iowa Review blog video produced by L. Kasimu Harris.

with Sheila Goss, Kristina Robinson, Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, and Dr. Nancy Dixon

with Sheila Goss, Kristina Robinson, Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, and Dr. Nancy Dixon

Date: November 7, 2014

Piece: “Ghetto University”

Location: Dillard University

MCR One Book One New Orleans Crabby Jacks Good

Date: October 12, 2014

Piece:  Unfathomable City  Round Table

Location: One Book New Orleans/Crabby Jacks

MCR One Book One New Orleans Dillard

Date: October 5, 2014

Piece: Unfathomable City Essay Excerpt – “The Beginning of This Road”

Location: One Book One New Orleans/Dillard University

with Amanda Boyden, Nancy Dixon, Bill Lavender, Thomas Beller, Rebecca Snedecker and others

with Amanda Boyden, Nancy Dixon, Bill Lavender, Thomas Beller, Rebecca Snedecker and others

Date: September 22, 2014

Piece: Song of Solomon “Ruth/Milkman” Excerpt for Banned Books Week

Location: New Orleans Public Main Library

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Date: Jun 21, 2014

Piece: Unfathomable City Essay Excerpt – “The Beginning of This Road”

Location: For Dat Fest/Bywater

MCR Bloomsday June 18 2014

Date: June 18, 2014

Piece: Bloomsday – Excerpt from Ulysses

Location: Irish House

MCR Maya Angelo Tribute Cafe Istanbul 6714

Date: June 7, 2014

Piece: Maya Angelou Celebration – “When Great Trees Fall”

Location: Cafe Istanbul

   Dillard Cook Center

Date: March 12, 2014

Piece: Novel Excerpt – “Elevation Night”

Location: Dillard University/Cook Fine Arts Center

Post reading, singing, acting.

with Bremner Duthie and Diana Shortez.

Date: February 12, 2014

Piece: Unfathomable City Essay Excerpt – “The Beginning of This Road”

Location: Gathering of the Tribe Salon

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Date: February 4, 2014

Piece: Novel Excerpt – “Elevation Night”

Location: Pine Street Salon

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Hands On Literary Festival
Hands On Fest 1
with Kate Fox and Dawn Manning

Date: December 31, 2013

Piece: “Heathen”

Location: Maison St. Charles

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Date: December 15, 2013

Piece: “NOLA’s Petals”

Location: Siberia Bar

Audio of Storyville Live readers at https://soundcloud.com/bernardtiger/storyville-live-at-siberia

Words and Music 2013 Heathen

Date: December 5, 2013

Piece: “Heathen”

Location: The Cabildo (French Quarter/Louisiana State Museum)

Octavia Books Unfathomable City with Snedecker

Rebecca Solnit

Date: November 5, 2013

Piece: “St. Claude Avenue: Loss and Recovery on an Inner-City Artery”

Location: Octavia Books

Louisiana Book Festival 2013

Louisiana Book Festival 2013
w/ Tad Bartlett and Terri Shrum Stoor

Peauxdunque Writers Alliance: Bartlett, Stoor, Emilie Staat and Susan Kagan

with Peauxdunque Writers Alliance:
Bartlett, Stoor, Emilie Staat and Susan Kagan

Date: November 2, 2o13

Piece: Peauxdunque Writing Group Panel

Location: Louisiana State Capital

Melanated Writers Collective with Gian Smith and Alcindor 

Melanated at Lusher

with Kaatalyst Alcindor

Date: October 11, 2013

Piece: Novel Opening

Location: Lusher Lower School

Stark Nature

Date: October 3, 2013

Piece: Novel Second Prologue

Location: Marigny Opera House

From Rage 2 Page A Literary Protest

From Rage 2 Page:
A Literary Protest

Date: August 2, 2013

Piece: “Keep It Dark”

Location: Indigo

Poison Pen reading f. Peauxdunque

with Terri Shrum Stoor

Date: July 25, 2013

Piece: Novel Opening Chapter

Location: Poison Pen Bar (Houston)

Date: July 24, 2013

Piece: Novel Prologue

Location: Touro Synagogue with Rodger Kamenetz

El Pobre de Mi 2013

El Pobre de Mi 2013

 

Date: July 14, 2013

Piece: Excerpt from The Sun Also Rises

Location: La Maison on Frenchman Street

UNO Graduate Reading May 12 2013

Reading novel excerpt to graduates. May 2013

Date: May 12, 2013

Piece: Novel Prologue

Location:University of New Orleans Alumni Center

Sunday Shorts at the Red Star Gallery.

Sunday Shorts at the Red Star Gallery

Summer Shorts Reading Series

Date: May 5, 2013

Piece: Novel Opening Chapter

Location: Red Star Gallery

17 Poets reading at the Gold Mine

17 Poets reading at the Gold Mine

Date: March 28, 2013

Piece: Novel Opening Chapter

Location: Gold Mine Saloon

Melanated Writers Collective reading during Tennessee Williams Festival

Melanated Writers Collective reading during Tennessee Williams Festival

Date: March 22, 2013

Piece: Novel Prologue

Location: M. Francis Gallery

Black Widow Salon reading.

Black Widow Salon reading

Black Widow Salon Flier

Date: February 19, 2013

Pieces: “Keep It Dark,” “The Sparer,” and “Mr. Face”

Location: Crescent City Books

Secrets for Lucky 13

Secrets for Lucky 13

Date: January 9, 2013

Piece: “It’s Good to See You’re Awake”

Location: St. Roch Gallery

Staple Goods Novel

with Niyi Osundare!

Staple Goods Flier

Date : December 3, 2012

Piece: Novel Prologue and Opening Chapter

Location: Staple Goods Gallery

Date: November 28, 2012

Piece: Novel Prologue

Location: Old U.S. Mint (New Orleans)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49EXS1WLJ8s

MWC Summer Reading Series

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Melanated Summer Reading Series at NOMA

Melanated Summer Reading Series at NOMA

Date: June 3, 2012

Pieces: “Mr. Face,” “Mercury Forges,” and excerpt from “The Pie Man”

Location: New Orleans Museum of Art

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