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Gulf South Writer in the Woods Ladee Hubbard releases “The Rib King”

January 14, 2021

2019-2020 Gulf South Writer in the Woods Ladee Hubbard‘s second novel, The Rib King, which she worked on while in residence, will be released by HarperCollins on January 19, 2021. The acclaimed author of The Talented Ribkins deconstructs painful… Read More

Support A Studio in the Woods this Holiday Season

December 15, 2020

Dear Friend, How do you measure the value of a day…a week…a month of uninterrupted creativity? Over and over again, A Studio in the Woods’ resident artists and scholars tell us that the experiences they have on our wooded campus… Read More

Adaptations Residents Géraldine Laurendeau and Jonathan Mayers collaborate on new works

December 2, 2020

Adaptations Residents Géraldine Laurendeau and Jonathan Mayers recently released two collaborative short films, “Meschacébé” and “Ô Grand Cyprès“. Both films are inspired by research and writings done while in residence. The artists met during their residencies… Read More

Announcing Inaugural Writer Residencies

December 1, 2020

After a pandemic postponement, we are pleased to announce Anya Groner, Kristina Kay Robinson and Maurice Carlos Ruffin as Inaugural Writer Residents. These one-week residencies support literary artists living in southeast Louisiana in celebration of our newly constructed Writer’s… Read More

Announcing Relief Residencies

December 1, 2020

We are pleased to award Relief Residencies to Christine “Cfreedom” Brown, David L. Harris, Jarrell Hamilton, Kina B. Joshua and Greer Mendy. Conceptualized in response to Covid-19, these residencies provide a one-week retreat to local… Read More

Announcing Health Disparities Residency

November 23, 2020

We are pleased to announce a new collaboration between A Studio in the Woods and Dillard University’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center. Dr. Sacoby Wilson, (Associate Professor, Applied Environmental Health and the UMD Prevention… Read More

Open Call for Next Gulf South Writer in the Woods

November 18, 2020

Gulf South Writer in the Woods, a program of A Studio in the Woods and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, supports the creative work, scholarship and community engagement of writers examining the Gulf South region. Specifically,… Read More

Apply to serve on our Board

October 7, 2020

We are currently seeking nominations for the Friends of A Studio in the Woods Board of Directors! If you or someone you know are interested in becoming one of our most crucial advocates, fill out a simple application… Read More

2019-2020 Impact Report

October 7, 2020

The 2019-2020 season at A Studio in the Woods has been one of our most active years, filled with forward momentum, even in the face of global changes and challenges. This year we have found the Studio’s work to be… Read More

Residents featured in “Make America What America Must Become” at the CAC

September 23, 2020

Three former residents – Jeffery Darensbourg, AnnieLaurie Erickson, and Monique Verdin – all have work featured in the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans’ newest exhibition, “Make America What America Must Become,” An Exhibition of Gulf South Artists. Together, 34 artists… Read More