Poydras Review
Poydras Review is a biannual literary magazine of short fiction, nonfiction, poetry and art. Now accepting submissions for our weekly poetry blog and prose print edition.

A woman riding an alligator in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.  The alligator is evidently the team mascot, c 1930s (via Los Angeles Public Library)

Marcia Dale, soprano, c. 1940s (by Leslie Jones, via)

Gorgeous Quilled Paper Art by Yulia Brodskaya

Gerald Wilson, who was also a trumpet player, wrote the arrangements for such greats as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. He died Monday at 96 years old. He spoke with Terry Gross in 2006.
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