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Mr. James Francis Nolan

Wrong James Francis Nolan?

Widely Published Poet, Fiction Wr...

Local Address: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 
Background

Employment History

  • Loyola Writing Institute at Loyola University

Education

  • undergraduate degree
    Eckerd College
  • PhD , comparative literature
    University of California at Berkley
  • master's degree
    State University of New York at Stonybrook
76 Total References
Web References
Roth Partners - who we are - our talent and partners
www.rothpartnersllc.com, 10 May 2014 [cached]
Jim Nolan
Creative Director/Writer
Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society: Words & Music Faculty
www.wordsandmusic.org, 30 April 2014 [cached]
James Nolan, a New Orleans native, is a widely published poet, fiction writer, essayist, and translator. His first novel, Higher Ground, won the Faulkner Society's gold medal for Best Novel. Higher Ground is being released by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press concurrent with Words & Music, 2011. A collection of his short stories, Perpetual Care (Jefferson Press) won the 2007 Jefferson Press Prize. His collections of poetry are Why I Live in the Forest and What Moves Is Not the Wind, both from Wesleyan University Press. A regular contributor to Boulevard, his fiction, poems, and essays have appeared in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Poetry, Shenandoah, Utne Reader, The North American Review, New Orleans Noir and The Washington Post.
Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society Featuring Words & Music
www.wordsandmusic.org, 25 Aug 2006 [cached]
Featuring well known New Orleans poet, translator, and fiction writer, James Nolan, author of the new novel Higher Ground, a novel of noir humor set in New Orleans and being published concurrent with Words & Music, 2011.
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And Nolan recently published a collection of short fiction entitled Perpetual Care. He has been a Writer-in-Residence at Tulane University and currently he directs the Loyola Writing Institute at Loyola University in New Orleans. Nolan, a New Orleans native, translates from Spanish to English and has translated works of such well known Spanish-speaking poets as Pablo Neruda and he writes in Spanish for Spanish literary journals. Jimmy will speak about the unique elements of the humor of New Orleanians.
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Introduced by Roy Blount, Jr., author of his new Alphabetter Juice and Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans, this session will featurePulitzer Prize winning author Robert Olen Butler, author of the new novel, A Small Hotel, set largely in the French Quarter of New Orleans; Robert HIcks, New York Times bestselling author of A Separate Country, set in New Orleans just after the Civil War; Randy Fertel, author of The Gorilla Man & The Empress of Steak, a New Orleans Family Memoir which spans several decades ofCrescent City sights, sounds, tastes, and eccentric behavior; and James Nolan, Author of Higher Ground, a comic noir novel set in post-Katrina New Orleans.
Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society: Words & Music Faculty
www.wordsandmusic.org, 18 Aug 2012 [cached]
James Nolan, a New Orleans native, is a widely published poet, fiction writer, essayist, and translator. His first novel, Higher Ground, won the Faulkner Society's gold medal for Best Novel. Higher Ground is being released by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press concurrent with Words & Music, 2011. A collection of his short stories, Perpetual Care, won the 2007 Jefferson Press Prize, and is forthcoming in the spring of 2008 from Jefferson Press. His collections of poetry are Why I Live in the Forest and What Moves Is Not the Wind, both from Wesleyan University Press. A regular contributor to Boulevard, his fiction, poems, and essays have appeared in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Poetry, Shenandoah, Utne Reader, The North American Review, New Orleans Noir and The Washington Post.
The Writing Institute at the Arts ...
www.artscouncilofneworleans.com, 11 Sept 2013 [cached]
The Writing Institute at the Arts Council will offer a twelve-week workshop in fiction and creative nonfiction taught by the widely published writer James Nolan. The sessions take place from September 25 through December 11 on Wednesday evenings between 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. at the Arts Council, 935 Gravier St. Tuition: $495. For more information, please contact James Nolan at jnolan77@bellsouth.net or (504) 522-5934..
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