New Orleans: MelaNated Writers Collective

With summer around the corner, MelaNated Writers, a collective of New Orleans-based writers of color, kicked off their 2nd Anniversary Reading Series on June 1st at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Showcasing poetry, fiction, music, and many rich hybrids in between, the performance included founding member jewel bush, as well as Maurice Ruffin, J.R. Ramakrishnan, and more.

Find them at MelaNola, and at the following venues over the next two months:

July 14th, 4PM: Cafe Treme (1501 Saint Philip Street)

August 2nd, 7PM: Juju Bag (5363 Franklin Avenue)


Anne Marie Rooney