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Ten Years Later: Stories for Remembering Katrina

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina came ashore near New Orleans, its powerful winds and water overwhelming this coastal city, leaving thousands homeless and a city in shambles. Artists and writers responded in various ways to the devastation Katrina left in its wake. In observance of the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Northwestern University Press showcases several titles that feature New Orleans as a setting or that deal with Katrina’s aftermath.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Martín Espada, author of the poetry collection REBELLION IS THE CIRCLE OF A LOVER'S HANDS, will read and host a workshop at the Second Annual Jazz Festival & Summer Poetry Reading in Lawrence, MA, this Saturday, August 22. Stop by if you're in the area! http://allevents.in/lawrence

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Stop by and visit us in booth #1 at the ATHE Conference in Montréal this week, where we'll be showcasing our latest titles in theater and performance studies at a special discount! More details, here: http://www.athe.org/?page=15_Conference_Main

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Kick off the twenty-sixth annual Sewanee Writers' Conference with A. E. Stallings, author of Olives (TriQuarterly Books, 2012) and Hapax (TriQuarterly Books, 2006) tonight. She will be reading her poetry in the Mary Sue Cushman Room of the Bairnwick Women’s Center at 8:15 p.m. A full