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Fleur de Lit Brings New Literary Series to Mid-City!

Reading Between the Wines FDL Post

Local website Fleur de Lit,, has partnered with Pearl Wine Co. to bring a brand new literary series to mid-city! Join us as we kick off “Reading Between the Wines” on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. with local authors George Bishop (The Night of the Comet), David Armand (Harlow), and Chuck Hustmyre (The Axman of New Orleans).

“Reading Between the Wines” will feature local authors on the first Wednesday of the month (generally) at 6:00 p.m. at Pearl Wine Co. Pearl is located at 3700 Orleans Ave. in the American Can Company. Local authors will discuss and read from their work and sign their books. We may throw other fun activities in as well!
Maple Street Book Shop will be on hand to sell books. On Wednesdays, Pearl Wine Co. offers a selection of wines for $5 a glass and a food pop up. The New Orleans Public Library Mid-City Branch is also located in the American Can Company, so stop by if you have some time!

Fleur de Lit is a New Orleans literary website dedicated to promoting local authors, small publishers, literary non-profits, libraries, and book sellers. The site is a one-stop-shop for all things literary in the New Orleans metro area. Visit Fleur de Lit’s website for a listing of literary events, book reviews, featured local authors, and more.

Pearl Wine Co. is located in the heart of mid-city. The location was established in 2002 and was formerly under the name Cork & Bottle. Pearl offers the largest wine selection in New Orleans with over 600 different labels. They also sell a wide variety of beer and specialty liquors. Adjacent to the wine store is a wine bar with vintages by the glass ranging from $5-35. Pearl is open Monday – Saturday from noon to midnight and Sunday from noon to 8:00 p.m. Visit Pearl’s web site for more information.

Upcoming Reading Between the Wines Events:

November 6, 6:00 p.m.: Kickoff event featuring George Bishop (The Night of the Comet), David Armand (Harlow), and Chuck Hustmyre (The Axman of New Orleans)

December 4, 6:00 p.m.: Food and Drink event in conjunction with a Top Chef NOLA viewing party!

January 8, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: NOLA History panel featuring local authors that write books about or featuring New Orleans historical events

February 12, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: Romance event with chocolate, wine, and local romance writers!

March 5, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: Fleur de Lit Birthday Celebration! Mardi Gras & St. Patrick’s day event featuring local writers that write about Mardi Gras

April 2, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: National Poetry Month Kickoff event featuring local poets

May 7, 2014, 6:00 p.m.: Mystery event featuring a panel of local mystery writers

We hope you join us as we celebrate local authors!

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