Category for Creative Writing

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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NOCCA, Lusher join for LitFest

Register before Wednesday for the sixth New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival, a collaboration between the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and Lusher Charter School.
LitFest will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 6 at NOCCA. Open to ninth- through 12th-graders, the …

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Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest Winners

NOCCA students in the Creative Writing Department were awarded multiple prizes in the Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest. Sponsored by Hollins University, the contest awards prizes for the best poems submitted by women who are sophomores and juniors in high school or preparatory school.
Honorable Mention:
Avery Owings
Tori …

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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Selects NOCCA Students As 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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