Past Events

Thursday, August 20, 2020
The Letters of Skip Ward
A podcast hosted by:
Alexandria Museum of Art
Alexandria, Louisiana.

Sunday, April 26
, 2020
The Letters of Stewart Butler
The 14th Letters Read and first produced remotely and podcast.

Readers: Dylan Hunter, Rebecca Hollingsworth, and emcee is Frank Perez.
Audio engineer Dylan Hunter as well.
Music is written and performed by Rob Hudak.

March 29, 2020
CANCELED Due to the Corona Virus Outbreak
Taboo Busting, a panel discussion
Hotel Monteleone, Riverview Room
Panelists: Dr. Thomas Bonner, Jr., John Whittier Treat, Marion Hill.
In conjunction with the New Orleans Tennessee Williams Literary Festival and the Saints and Sinners conference.

Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
LETTERS READ Anniversary & Fundraising Bash
4:00 to 4:45 pm
Orange Couch
2339 Royal St, New Orleans
The special reading by Christopher Kamenstein and project director, stationer, Nancy Sharon Collins was a wonderful success!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
LETTERS READ: Baroness de Pontalba
Louisiana State Museum
The Cabildo
701 Charters Street, New Orleans

Sunday, August 25th, 2019
LETTERS READ: Lafcadio Hearn, Revisited
Crescent City Books
124 Baronne Street, New Orleans

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Crescent City Books
124 Baronne Street, across from the Roosevelt Hotel, New Orleans
Watch and listen to Charlie Bishop talk about erasing his doctoral dissertation here.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
LETTERS READ: The Desegregation of New Orleans Public Libraries
Nora Navra Library
1902 St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans
Listen to the performance here.

Sunday November 25, 2018
READ: The nature of property, property ownership
 and the origins of Felicity Redevelopment.
St John the Baptist Catholic Church
1139 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans

Thursday, June 28, 2018
LETTERS READ: The Janet Mary Riley letters
Loyola University Special Collections & Archives
J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library
6363 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans
Listen to the performance here.

Friday, March 23, 2018
LETTERS READ: The Luck of Friendship
Le Petit Theatre Du Vieux Carre, French Quarter, New Orleans
Listen to the performance here.

Wednesday, February 14 (that’s right, Valentines Day), 2018
Antenna Gallery
3718 Saint Claude Avenue, New Orleans
Listen to the performance here,
and here

Saturday, November 11, 2017
LETTERS READ: Veterans Day
1901 Mirabeau Avenue, New Orleans
Listen to the performance here.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
LETTERS READ: Letters of Regret
Antenna Gallery
3718 St Claude Avenue, New Orleans

Thursday, June 29, 2017
LETTERS READ: Hermann and Grima Family Letters
Hermann-Grima House
820 Saint Louis Street, New Orleans

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
LETTERS READ: Lafcadio Hearn, Summer of 1886
Grand Isle Letters from Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives
Crescent City Books
124 Baronne Street, New Orleans

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Sneak-peak to LETTERS READ
A Studio In The Woods
13401 Patterson Road, New Orleans