C.W. Cannon

C.W.Cannon is a native New Orleanian who has published a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction about the city. His first novel was Soul Resin, an experimental ghost story published in 2002. His work has appeared in Other Voices, Third Coast, Exquisite Corpse, American Book Review, Constance, Louisiana Cultural Vistas, New Orleans Review, The Rumpus, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He is also a frequent contributor to The Lens (thelensnola.org), where he writes on New Orleans culture, the south, and race. His essays in The Lens earned him the 2014 New Orleans Press Club Award for Best Column. He teaches writing and New Orleans Studies at Loyola University and resides in Faubourg Marigny with his wife, kids, cat, and chickens.


Reviewer Michele Sharpe Interviews C.W. Cannon

If there is any doubt about God having a sense of humor, the old joke goes, you need only look at his decision to combine the human sex organs with the sewage disposal system. Questionable design, to be sure . . . Read Now

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