Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative 1977— 1997. Eds. Dodie Bellamy and Kevin Killian. 2017. ISBN: 978-1-937658-65-6. 544 pages. $24.95. This book is the first major anthology of New Narrative writing—the San Francisco based literary movement fueled by punk, pop, porn, French theory, and social resistance. In the twenty years that followed America’s bicentennial, … [Read more...] about Writers Who Love Too Much: New Narrative 1977— 1997
Former City Council member and State Representative Johnny Jackson died January 24 after a long battle with cancer. Johnny Jackson, Jr. grew up in several New Orleans neighborhoods and became a community activist in the 1960s. After Hurricane Betsy in 1965, he worked on a clean-up crew at the Desire Community Center and within a few years he was the directing head of the … [Read more...] about Obituary: Johnny Jackson, Jr.