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Gulf South Writer in the Woods

Ladee Hubbard 
April 15, 2019

Ladee Hubbard is a mother, professor and acclaimed author who has written for numerous publications. Her literature has been able to beautifully interweave fact and fiction to lay bare timeless and potent narratives. Hesitant to call herself a “southern writer,” Hubbard has long embodied the best of what the South has to offer. She will receive a $5,000 stipend, a 6-week residency at A Studio in the Woods over 18 Months, and other valuable resources. We are honored to have her as our Gulf South Writer in the Woods.

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Gulf South Writer in the Woods and acclaimed writer Ladee Hubbard will soon release The Rib King, a follow up to the international hit The Talented Ribkins. Both absurdist and dark in the vein of Get Out and Django UnchainedThe Rib King compellingly explores America’s nostalgia for slavery and the struggle by African-Americans to assert their humanity in spite of it.

The release date will be January 2021!

Gulf South Writer in the Woods, Residency Dinner for Edward Ball

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
A Studio in the Woods

Co-sponsored by A Studio in the Woods and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, the Gulf South Writer in the Woods project is designed to support the creative work, scholarship and community engagement of writers examining our region. The inaugural Gulf South Writer in the Woods features programming with Edward Ball over the next year that includes a residency, residency dinner with community members, public workshop, and two lectures exploring race, family and place.

Learn more about Mr. Edward here: