About Mark Folse.
Mark Folse lives and writes in and often about New Orleans. His poetry and prose has appeared in The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The New Delta Review, The Rumpus, Metazen and the New Laurel Review; and in the collections Carry Me Home, What We Know: New Orleans as Home, The Maple Leaf Rag IV, and A Howling in the Wires (which he co-edited). He blogs about New Orleans and literature at ToulouseStreet.net (Odd Bits of Life in New Orleans). His Hurricane Katrina blog Wet Bank Guide was cited by David Simon as among the inspirations for the HBO Series Treme.