LIT BALM is a most-weekly interactive livestream reading series taking place at 4pm Central most Saturdays. During the month of April, they are co-ordinating all shows with the New Orleans Poetry Festival. Four poets with connections to Singapore will read: Rachel Blau DiPlessis, Marylyn Tan, George Szirtes, and Ranjit Hoskote. The reading will be MC'd by Singaporian poet Alvin Pang. Marc Vincenz, Cassandra Atherton, and Jonathan Penton host Lit Balm shows.
You can make tax-deductible donations to the New Orleans Poetry Festival through the National Performance Network. Click here and designate New Orleans Poetry Festival as the "special purpose" for your donation.