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Mark Folse

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Mark Folse lives & writes in & often about New Orleans. His poetry & prose has appeared in The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The New Delta Review, The Rumpus, Metazen & the New Laurel Review; & in the collections Carry Me Home, What We Know: New Orleans as Home, The Maple Leaf Rag IV, & A Howling in the Wires (which he co-edited).He is the author of Carry Me Home, a set of essays originally appearing as blog posts on his Hurricane Katrina blog Wet Bank Guide which was cited by David Simon as among the inspirations for the HBO Series Treme. He blogs about New Orleans, literature & madness at ToulouseStreet.net (Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans), & maintains the literary event listings of New Orleans ...more

This week in literary New Orleans:


& Monday at 5 pm at the East New Orleans Regional Library New Orleans Spoken Word Artists will present its monthly workshop which include poetry writing and performance, with the goal of building community through writing and strengthening students’ written and verbal communication skills.


& At 7 pm Monday The East Jefferson Writer’s Group meets at the...

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