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Book your room!

Why wait? Book your room for the 2017 Festival (March 22-26). The historic Hotel Monteleone is ready to take your reservations for the Festival block of rooms. Visit our ACCOMMODATIONS page more information on the Hotel Monteleone and the block of Festival rooms. And be sure to check out their recent...


Enter Our Contests!

Calling all poets, fiction writers, and playwrights! Our contests are open and awaiting your submissions. Prizes include cash, publication, and public readings at our 2017 Festival. This year’s judges include acclaimed Southern novelist Dorothy Allison and Louisiana Poet Laureate Peter Cooley. Click on our CONTESTS link for details.


Thanks for attending our Festival Season Opener!

Our 2016-17 season opened with a delightful evening of music, theater, food, and cocktails at a gathering of Festival supporters in the French Quarter. We’re so appreciative of our sponsors for making the evening possible, and for the patrons who attended. Guests were greeted at Gallier House with a...


Announcing the Results of the #TWF16 Fiction Contest!
The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is excited to announce the annual #TWF16 Fiction Contest Finalists and Winner as chosen by our contest judge Claire Vaye Watkins!

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