Starting on Saturday is the tour for this novel. Looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. We're calling this the "Dixie-Narco" tour in honor of this EP. Many of these events are going to have DJs, drink specials, raffle prizes, and Mr. Vendetta reading or doing a Q&A session. Come for the literature and… Continue reading Ben Vendetta Book Tour, Spring 2014
When I Can’t Leave the Country, I Go Back to New Orleans
And from the warmth of New Orleans, I've come back to Cleveland. Snow on the ground, a nasty cold, and some trying work assignments. Welcome home! Although at this point I think we can call New Orleans my other home -- this was my fourth trip this year alone! The original plan was to go… Continue reading When I Can’t Leave the Country, I Go Back to New Orleans
New Orleans Knows Your Thoughts
Back from another whirlwind in New Orleans, and the New Orleans Film Festival, where NOLA Bound premiered at The Joy Theater. You can watch the whole piece online now. Crista Rock did an amazing job, the production is super fancy, and I can't imagine how crazy she must have gone editing down all the footage!… Continue reading New Orleans Knows Your Thoughts
Artworking This Fall
Here is my newsletter of what is coming up this next month as far as shows and festivals... Arty Farty News for Fall I'm also working on the book cover for "Fat School Confidential", going to Portland, OR in November -- I haven't been since the record release weekend for this EP -- and adding… Continue reading Artworking This Fall
I’m NOLA Bound!
I'm so happy to be chosen as one of the 25 professionals to be sent on a trip to New Orleans, where I'll get a tour of the city, meet people in my field, and maybe even decide when/if I'm moving there in the future.We'll also have a documentary crew following us around and the… Continue reading I’m NOLA Bound!
NOLA Bound? Time Will Tell
I recently applied for the NOLA Bound program. You can view my application here (ignore those pesky typos, it was hard writing anything in such a tiny field), but please do retweet and share it throughout the Land 'o the Internets! This looked like a good way for me to suss out the situation in… Continue reading NOLA Bound? Time Will Tell
The choice has been made. After wondering where to go next, my husband and I decided to move to New Orleans later this spring. Moving down south was something that we had pondered for quite some time, mostly being that the cold weather is really bad on my bum leg now. The California desert wouldn't… Continue reading Leaving Cleveland