Check back for updated and additional event information. Our program will be finalized in December. Tickets will go on sale by January. Watch for early bird specials on VIP Passes, Combo Passes, and Literary Discussion Passes.

2018 Writers Craft Series

Speakers TBA. Our literary discussion series includes over 25 entertaining and enlightening discussions by authors, scholars, historians, publishers, and other literary and theater professionals. Topics include contemporary issues, historical interests, genre-based topics, Southern and New Orleans-based topics, among others, as well as panels on the life, work, and study of Tennessee Williams.

Discussions are held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Festival: March 23, 24, and 25, 2018.

Ticket Options:

  • $100 ($70 for students with a school ID) for a Literary Discussion Pass. Includes all literary discussions Friday through Sunday.
  • $40 Literary Discussion Day Pass for Friday or Saturday or Sunday.
  • $10 per discussion (no available online—purchase at the Festival)
  • Admission to this series is also included in the Combo Pass and the VIP Pass

2018 Literary Discussion Series

Speakers TBA. Our literary discussion series includes over 25 entertaining and enlightening discussions by authors, scholars, historians, publishers, and other literary and theater professionals. Topics include contemporary issues, historical interests, genre-based topics, Southern and New Orleans-based topics, among others, as well as panels on the life, work, and study of Tennessee Williams.

Discussions are held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the Festival: March 23, 24, and 25, 2018.

Ticket Options:

  • $100 ($70 for students with a school ID) for a Literary Discussion Pass. Includes all literary discussions Friday through Sunday.
  • $40 Literary Discussion Day Pass for Friday or Saturday or Sunday.
  • $10 per discussion (no available online—purchase at the Festival)
  • The Literary Discussion Series is also included in the Combo Pass and the VIP Pass

Theater

Theater events include full productions by our theater partners, such as Southern Rep, Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, and The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans, plus one-acts, staged readings, and other theatrical events.

Ticket Options: Prices vary. Tickets to full productions available through our theater partners. Other theater events typically range from $20 to $40.  All theater events are also included in the VIP Pass.

Special Events

Special events include our opening night event, Books and Beignets book club event, culinary events, music events, special interviews, our Tennessee Williams Tribute Reading, among other events.

Ticket Options: Prices vary from $20 to $40. All special events except our opening night event are also included in the VIP Pass.

Walking Tours

New Orleans is famous for enticing writers to live and work under its spell. We partner with a variety of tour companies to offer our patrons tours specific to Tennessee Williams, as well as other intriguing topics.

Ticket Options: Prices average around $25 per tour. All tours are also included in the VIP Pass.