Book Banter w/ Rien Fertel

Virtual

We are excited to welcome Rien Fertel. to Book Banter! We are long-time fans of Rien and his work. His books, Imagining The Creole City, One True Barbecue, and Southern Rock Opera showcase his eclectic interests and writing styles and are some of our favorite books to share with readers. Book Banter is a fun, [...]

Saturday Signing w/ Robert Mann

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Saturday, November 6th from 2-3:30 pm for a book signing with Robert Mann, author of Backrooms and Bayous: My Life in Louisiana Politics. Reserve your signed copy here! State history, behind-the-scenes stories, funny anecdotes, and life lessons come together to form Robert Mann’s indelible memoir about his life and career alongside some of [...]

Book Banter w/ Danielle Dreilinger

Virtual

We are thrilled to welcome Danielle Dreilinger, author of The Secret History of Home Economics, to Book Banter! Book Banter is a fun, interactive, live streaming event. Tune on Facebook or YouTube and join the conversation! Danielle Dreilinger is a North Carolina storytelling reporter for Gannett/USA Today Network and the author of the critically acclaimed [...]

Blue Cypress Books Book Club

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

The Blue Cypress Books Book Club meets every second Thursday of the month at our shop. Email us at bluecypressbooks@hotmail.com for more information on how to join.

Saturday Signing w/ Johnette Downing

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Saturday, November 13th from 2-3:30 pm for a signing with local children's author, Johnette Downing! Downing will be signing her latest release, Five Little Possums. Reserve your signed copy here! Five little possums swing from a tree, teasing Mr. Alligator, “You can’t catch me.” Pre-readers can count down as the possums are scared [...]

Poetry Reading w/ Jeanne Foster & Alan Williamson

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Sunday, November 14th starting at 4:30 pm for a poetry reading featuring Jeanne Foster and Alan Williamson. Both poets will read selections from their published collections. A book signing will follow.  Please RSVP here if you plan to attend as we have a limited number of spaces. Vaccination cards will be required for [...]

Lucky Bean Poetry Night

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Monday, November 15th at 6:00 pm for a poetry reading hosted by Lucky Bean Press, followed by an open mic. Masks and proof of vaccination will be required to attend the event. This month’s featured reader is Akilah Toney. Akilah Toney is an 19 year old published writer, poet, dancer, photographer, digital creator, [...]

An Evening w/ Martha McFerren & Gina Ferrara

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Thursday, November 18th at 6 pm for an evening with local poets, Martha McFerren & Gina Ferrara. Both poets will read selections from their published collections and discuss their work. A book signing will follow. Please RSVP here if you plan to attend as we have a limited number of spaces. Vaccination cards [...]

An Evening w/ Joshua Nguyen

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Sunday, December 5th at 6 pm for a reading with poet, Joshua Nguyen. A book signing will follow. Guest readers Maurice Carlos Ruffin and Tiana Nobile will introduce Nguyen with brief readings of their own works. Tickets are required and will include a signed copy of Come Clean. Grab your tickets here! Proof [...]

Book Banter w/ David Valdes

Virtual

We are excited to welcome author and playwright, David Valdes to Book Banter! Valdes' debut young adult novel, Spin Me Right Round, is sharp and funny, it's Back to the Future with a twist, as a gay teen travels back to his parents' era to save a closeted classmate's life. Spin Me Right Round is [...]

Saturday Signing w/ Parker Bauman

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Saturday, December 11th at 2 pm for a signing with Parker Bauman, author of Tiny Righteous Acts! Reserve your signed copy here! After years of witnessing horrors inflicted upon women fleeing abuse in their home countries, human rights attorney Charlotte "Lottie" Fornea is approaching burnout at warp speed. Sure, she could do therapy, [...]

Sunday Signing w/ Dawn Robinson-Weldon & Nick Weldon

Blue Cypress Books 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA

Join us Sunday, December 12th from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm for Dawn Robinson-Weldon & Nick Weldon signing their children's book, Santa Like Me! Reserve your signed copy here! Santa Like Me is a children's Christmas story that reimagines the traditional notion of Santa Claus. This holiday tale empowers every child to visualize a Santa [...]