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Lucky Bean Poetry Night

January 8, 2024 • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Monday, September 11th at 6:30 pm for a poetry reading hosted by Lucky Bean Press, followed by an open mic.

This event is free to attend.

This month’s featured reader is Kay Murphy.

Kay Murphy is Professor Emerita of English at the University of New Orleans. She is the author of two collections of poetry: The Autopsy and Belief Blues. Her third manuscript, Soul Tooth, is looking for a publisher. She has published over 50 reviews of contemporary poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. She has published poetry and fictions in national journals such as Poetry, The North American Review, Chelsea, and American Book Review. Among her awards are a University-wide Excellence in Teaching Award, a Louisiana grant for poetry, and service awards in both the Honors Program and the Creative Writing Workshop. She has taught in Innsbruck, Austria; Montpellier, France; San Miguel, Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland, and Cork, Ireland. She is editor of the up-coming Anthology of poetry celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Creative Writing Program.

Lucky Bean Poetry is a press and reading series in New Orleans, LA.

Lucky Bean Press publishes an ongoing chapbook series. Check out their previous publications here. They are always looking for submissions of original poetry and poetry in translation.

A monthly poetry series with featured reader(s) and open mic, (usually) on the 2nd or 3rd Monday of the month, is hosted at Blue Cypress Books on 8123 Oak Street.


January 8, 2024
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Blue Cypress Books
8123 Oak Street
New Orleans, LA 70118 United States
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Blue Cypress Books