Louis Maistros is the author of the critically acclaimed New Orleans novel, "The Sound of Building Coffins." A longtime resident of the New Orleans’ 8th Ward neighborhood, he is a former forklift operator, French Market vendor, and self-taught writer with no formal training. His work has appeared in publications such as the New Orleans Times-Picayune and the Baltimore City Paper, among others. He is also the author of a collection of short stories and essays called "Anti-requiem: New Orleans Stories by Louis Maistros," and is currently at work on his second New Orleans novel, tentatively titled "Holy Meaux."
A collection of short fiction and essays from the author of the critically acclaimed New Orleans novel, "The Sound of Building Coffins." These stories are assembled here for the first time, including one that is previously unpublished.