UPDATE: Listen to an audio sample of the first micro-nonfiction essay from the upcoming collection...

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Spillways, a program of Antenna / Press Street in New Orleans, LA, invited artists to propose a community-focused art project for New Orleans. Molly was one of four artists selected. This project is ongoing.

In 2016-2017, Molly made multiple visits to New Orleans's Lower 9th Ward to experience firsthand the post-Katrina influx of white creatives and volunteers who chose to make the city's more affordable, but historically black neighborhood, their home.

Inspired by this research, Molly is in the process of writing a series of short stories and essays on how this migration is affecting both the community and the people migrating to it.

Learn more about Antenna's Spillways

Timeline:
February 2016: Molly's initial visit
November 2016: Second research visit
July 2017: Third research visit
Fall 2017 - Spring 2018: Manuscript writing
2018: Text submitted for outside publication
2019: Text anthologized by Antenna's Room 220