September 8 Happy Hour Party
Thursday, September 8, 6-8 PM at the Gold Mine Saloon we'll have a happy hour party for the Louisiana Writers Foundation and planned New Orleans Writers Museum to kickoff our celebration of Writers Appreciation Month, as proclaimed by Gov. Blanco..
The Gold Mine is located at 701 Dauphine St., (corner of Dauphine and St. Peter in the French Quarter).
All volunteers, writers, poets and literary enthusiasts are welcome and drinks will be half price.
Thank you to Dave Brinks who tirelessly runs this great poetry and performance art series!
Following the party will be the weekly 17 Poets reading featuring:
Daughters of the Strongest Daughters: An Ancestral Journey featuring Sula, Rolanda, and Andy Young
Andy Young is the poetry editor of the New Laurel Review. Her poems have been featured in journals such as Exquisite Corpse, The Florida Review,Concrete Wolf, The Arts Paper and Appalachian Heritage as well as online at HOW2. Her books include the chapbook, mine(Lavender Ink) and All Fires the Fire (Erato Press). An artist-teacher at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, she has been awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the Marble Faun Award.
If you've never been to this weekly poetry reading series, you gotta try it! It's fun, enlightening, entertaining and - fun! (And sometimes it makes you think!)