Category for Creative Writing

NOCCA Creative Writing Students Recognized By International Short Story Contest

 
Students Receive Awards In
William Faulkner-William Wisdom Contest
 
 
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to announce that several of its Creative Writing students have received recognition in the international William Faulkner-William Wisdom Short Story Writing Competition. NOCCA students received the winner (Adia …

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NOCCA Photo of the day, Creative Writing students move class outside in order to enjoy fall weather

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Creative Writing student wins SU poetry contest

Sarah Gamard, a student at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, won first place at Southern University’s fourth annual Pinkie Gordon Lane Poetry Contest Awards program held Friday, May 2, in the John B. Cade Library on the Baton Rouge campus.
High school students from …

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Sarah Vowell Riffs On Satchmo, ‘The Incredibles’ And Andrew Jackson

Noted writer, historian and former This American Life contributor Sarah Vowell will be in town to speak at Tulane’s Freeman Auditorium on Wednesday, April 16. And while she’s in town, the author of books like The Wordy Shipmates, Assassination Vacation and Unfamiliar Fishes will likely pay a visit to the New Orleans …

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New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival

 
seventh annual
New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival
Saturday, March 29, 2014
high school students come together for
author events and celebrating the writing life
Open to current 9th-12th graders.
(8th graders should email LNaughton@nocca.com before registering. )
 

New Orleans– Lusher Charter High School and New Orleans Center for Creative Arts are collaborating …

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Creative Writing Scholastic Regional Winners

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Selects NOCCA Students As Regional Winners 
Regional Gold Key, Silver Key & Best In Grade Nominees
 
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are an important opportunity for students to be recognized for their creative talents. Each year, the Alliance partners with more than …

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NOCCA Student Selected for Posse Scholarship

NOCCA Creative Writing Student Selected As Recipient of a Posse Scholarship
Student Receives Full Ride To Bard University

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to share the news: NOCCA Creative Writing student Jada Smiley (12th grade student also attending International High School) was recently received confirmation …

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NOCCA Teacher Recognized by theYale Educator Program

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) is proud to announce that Creative Writing Artist-Teacher Michael Lee has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Yale Educator Award.
This award, sponsored by the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions, recognizes educators from around the world who …

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ROOM 220: OPP ENGLISH, PART II: ‘WHEN I LEFT, MY MIND WAS BUZZING’

Inside Orleans Parish Prison—one of the worst jails in the country—an English class takes place, not to help inmates fulfill GED requirements, but simply to facilitate their study of literature and books. In this three-part series, Room 220‘s Ari Braverman explores the parts of the program …

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Creative Writing Student Reading on April 16

Creative Writing Student Reading
April 16, 7 PM, Free & Open To The Public
Featuring
Aaron Cooper-Lob
Darby Cressy
Sophia Derbes
Tyler DeSpenza
Lila Dunlap
Ruthie Landry
Leigh Vila
In addition, teh Creative Writing Department will release their annual student publication Umbra.

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