Author Event

posponed - Kady Yellow - NEW ORLEANS: MURALS, STREET ART, GRAFFITI

Event date: 

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

This event has been postponed due to the pandemic. Please do call us at 504-899-7323 to order a copy of NEW ORLEANS: MURALS, STREET ART, GRAFFITI.

Join us when Kady Yellow presents and signs NEW ORLEANS: MURALS, STREET ART, GRAFFITI (Volumer 1).

This book looks at how this ephemeral art form has adorned the streets of New Orleans—coming and going—and shares the context of the murals, tags, wheatpastes, slap-ups, and masterpieces in the Marigny/Bywater. A first of its kind, this full-color, large-format, hardcover book documents New Orleans street art, featuring 70 artists. Includes never-before-told stories featuring local art history and over 162 gorgeous pages with photographs of the artists and their works. Proceeds to go towards organizing mural programming.

Isaac Fitzgerald - HOW TO BE A PIRATE

Event date: 

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - new Orleans, LA 70115

Come meet Isaac Fitzgerald when we celebrate his debut picture book, HOW TO BE A PIRATE, a sparkling and inspirational picture book about a girl who wants to be a pirate, her tattooed grandpa, and their indelible bond. This book is perfect for ages 3-6, but this event will be great fun for adults also - an you are really not going to want to miss it. So, you may bring your kids - but not required. Fitzgerald will be joined in conversation by author Daniel José Older.

CeCe dreams of being a pirate. When the neighborhood boys tell her that she can't, she wonders where to begin. Luckily, she suspects her grandpa must know something about being a pirate—why else would he have all those tattoos?

Thea Riofrancos - A PLANET TO WIN & Daniel Denvir - ALL-AMERICAN NATIVISM

Event date: 

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Please join us for a presentation and book signings with authors Thea Riofrancos (A PLANET TO WIN) and Daniel Denvir (ALL-AMERICAN NATIVISM) in conversation with Nikki Thannos on the themes of climate change, immigration, the Green New Deal, the imploding political center, and the recent resurgence of both the nativist right and the socialist left.

postponed - Michael Zapata - The Lost Book of Adana Moreau - in conversation with Maurice Ruffin

Event date: 

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

This event has been postponed due to the pandemic. We invite you to click here to order THE LOST BOOK OF ADAN MOREAU. You can pick up orders curbside at the store if you wish, or we will be happy to ship to you.

Maurice Carlos Ruffin in conversation with Daniel José Older - WE CAST A SHADOW - paperback edition book launch

Event date: 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street

Come celebrate the launch of the paperback edition of Maurice Carlos Ruffin's stunning novel, We Cast a Shadow. Ruffin will appear in conversation with author Daniel José Older with a booksiging to follow.

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