Why There Are Words – New Orleans

Why There Are Words – New Orleans (NO) will take place quarterly on second Wednesdays, beginning March 14, 2018, at  6:00 pm at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. There is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. Maggie Pahos is the coordinator and host.

Maggie Pahos is a writer who grew up in Chicago but is currently based in New Orleans whose writing has appeared in the Rumpus, Brevity, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Chatham University with concentrations in Travel Writing and the Pedagogy of Creative Writing. She has taught creative writing in the Allegheny County Jail, the Orleans Parish Prison work release program, and Our Clubhouse, a cancer support center in Pittsburgh. In the summers, Maggie is a leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions.You can find her published work here.

If you are interested in reading your work at a WTAW PDX event, please see these submission guidelines. Contact Maggie at mepahosATgmail.com