Category for Creative Writing

Reading Featuring Rickey Laurentiis Planned For March 10 | 7 PM

As part of the annual New Orleans New Writers Literary Festival for high school students, Lusher Charter and NOCCA will present a free public reading with poet Rickey Laurentiis, a New Orleans native, in Nims Blackbox Theatre on Thursday, March 10, 7 PM. Learn more …

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Creative Writing Wins Big at Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

 
The NOCCA Creative Writing Department brings home 47 awards in the regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards,
including eight gold keys and two American Voices.

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Check out the second Issue of Creative Writing’s Online Publication “Umbrat”

 
 
 
Click here to view NOCCA Creative Writing Umbrat

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Local Writing Club Awards Centennial Literary Prize

NOCCA Creative Writing Student Wins $5,000 Scholarship
Local Writing Club Awards Centennial Literary Prize 
Louisiana’s arts conservatory, NOCCA is proud to share the news that current Academic Studio | Creative Writing student Clara Souvignier recently won the Centennial Literary Prize receiving $5,000 from local writing club, …

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Open Mic | November 19

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Windows to Angola: Exhibit Features UNO Students Performing Rituals to Honor Inmates’ Deceased Loved Ones featuring readings by NOCCA Creative Writing Students

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Art Opening & Panel Discussion

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Press Street Poets Open Mic

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Creative Writing Guest Artist Fall Reading | September 29

 

Once again we are pleased to announce our fall reading in partnership with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and Press Street’s Room 220. 
Our featured IWP fellows this year are: 
Armen of Armenia (Armenia), Karen Villeda (Mexico), Samuel Kolawole (Nigeria), and …

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Academic Studio Integrated Humanities Citizen Journalism

12th Grade Humanities Students Examine Modern US Justice System in Partnership with Lara Naughton and Tom Lowenstein
As a special addition to the collaborative project-based curriculum offered in the NOCCA full-day Academic Studio, Humanities faculty have set a new semester challenge for their senior students. Meeting …

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