Karen Dalton-Beninato: Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival Rocks. That Is All.
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In That Is All, former literary agent John Hodgman sets the end of the world at a New Orleans lit festival. If that's where it all unfurls, what a way to go. At last weekend's Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival, lovers of theater, literature, modern authors and the written word in general assembled from all around the world.
My fest week kicked off at The Historic New Orleans Collection with author Moira Crone's session on shaping speculative fiction. For her latest novel, The Not Yet, Moira was on a literary fellowship researching what would happen if New Orleans and its outlying suburbs were a chain of islands. So when the Hurricane Katrina levee failure hit, she was studying water.
Thursday night, Those Rare Electrical Things Between People featured readings of three one-act plays by Tennessee Williams. Alison Fraser and former Mad Men star Bryan Batt of New Orleans moved through Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen in grand Williams style. Actre
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