Our summer 2021 issue of 64 Parishes has arrived! We’re excited to present Carolyn Kolb on the equine flu of 1872, Ethan Michaeli’s explanation of the Chicago Defender‘s effect on the Great Migration in Louisiana, and Madeline Zehnder on the first short story published by an African American writer, along with Steven Melendez’s tasting notes on Louisiana orange wine and Teresa Parker Farris’s introduction to the Houma family adapting traditional garfish scale crafts for modern decor.
The issue also includes:
- Rien Fertel’s Lost Lit column on Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change
- Parish Spotlights from Vermilion, the French Quarter, New Orleans’s CBD, Caddo, and the Sea Islands
- Poetry by William J. Jefferson
- A climate change reading list
- Rich Campanella puts the West in the West Bank
- Chef Hardette Harris on childhood beans and cornbread
- Alison Fensterstock introduces 50s drag sensation Patsy Vidalia
- Heather Green reads Matthew Van Meter’s Deep Delta Justice
The current issue of 64 Parishes is available at retail outlets across Louisiana or can be ordered through the LEH for $5.95 plus shipping. In stock back issues are also available for $6.95. To order email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.800.909.7990 or 504.356.0505.