As a nonprofit organization, we depend on the kindness of friends like you to make our festival and other programs possible. Portions of your membership are tax-deductible and start as low as $50 a year!
Our members enjoy fabulous perks! Free Festival passes, opportunities to mingle with the literati at VIP events, Festival merchandise, party invitations and public recognition, to name a few. We look forward to welcoming you into our family of Friends!
There are two ways you can become a member and contribute to the Festival.
  1. Become a member online.
  2. Become a member by phone. Call 504-581-1144 to speak with a staff member.
We’re flexible! Make a one-time gift or set up a monthly gift, whatever fits your budget.

Member Levels and Benefits:

Baby Doll:
$50

  • Recognition on website and in program
  • 10% Discount on Festival Tickets
  • 10% Discount at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop

Serafina Delle Rose:
$200

  • Recognition on website and in program
  • 10% Discount on Festival Tickets
  • 10% Discount at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
  • Discounted Festival Parking (through Premium Parking)
  • 1 Festival literary discussion pass ($100 value)
  • Fall Preview Party, November 7, 2017: Invitation for 2
  • Donors Party at The Historic New Orleans Collection, March 23, 2018:  Invitation for 2
  • 1 Festival Tote Bag

Gentleman Caller:
$500

  • Recognition on website and in program
  • 10% Discount on Festival Tickets
  • 10% Discount at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
  • 1 Festival Tote Bag
  • Discounted Festival Parking (through Premium Parking)
  • 2 Festival literary discussion passes ($200 value)
  • Fall Preview Party, November 7, 2017: Invitation for 2
  • Donors Party at The Historic New Orleans Collection, March 23, 2018:  Invitation for 2
  • Admittance to the exclusive Festival VIP Lounge at the Hotel Monteleone

Maggie the Cat:
$1000

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  • Recognition on website and in program
  • 10% Discount on Festival Tickets
  • 10% Discount at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
  • 10% Discount at Garden District Books
  • 1 Festival Tote Bag
  • Discounted Festival Parking (through Premium Parking)
  • 1 Festival VIP Pass ($600 value)
  • Fall Preview Party, November 7, 2017: Invitation for 2
  • Donors Party at The Historic New Orleans Collection, March 23, 2018:  Invitation for 2
  • Admittance to the exclusive Festival VIP Lounge at the Hotel Monteleone

Big Daddy:
$2500

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  • Recognition on website and in program
  • Signage with logo at sponsored panel
  • Opportunity to introduce sponsored panel
  • 2 reserved front row seats at sponsored panel
  • 10% Discount on Festival Tickets
  • 10% Discount at Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop
  • 10% Discount at Garden District Books
  • Discounted Festival Parking (through Premium Parking)
  • 2 Festival Tote Bags
  • 2 Festival VIP Passes ($1200 value)
  • Fall Preview Party, November 7, 2017: Invitation for 4
  • Donors Party at The Historic New Orleans Collection, March 23, 2018:  Invitation for 4
  • Admittance to the exclusive Festival VIP Lounge at the Hotel Monteleone

Donor: 100% Tax Deduction

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Prefer a 100% tax deductible donation instead of benefits? We can do that!

Thank you for your support!

Thank you to 2017-2018 members!

Baby Doll

Sonny Cunningham

Susan Eble

Barbara Ewell

Patricia Friedmann

Joel Fredell

Lawrence Henry Gobble

Megan Holt

Doris and Richard Louth

Pat Mason

Mary Mitchell

Nell Nolan

Kim Vaz-Deville

Serafina Delle Rose

Lynn Adams

Tiki Axelrod

Joseph Bishop and Stuart Noel

Julie Breitmeyer

Janis and Richard Britson

Barbara Jo Brothers

Ann Bruce

Walter Bussells

Dr. Richard Campeau

Daniel Clayton

Maureen and Bill Detweiler

Dr. Janice Donaldson-Grijns

Lynette and Terry Dufrene

Mamie Gasperecz

Carol Gelderman

Serafina Delle Rose (continued)

Rebecca Hale

Louise Hoffman

Lawrence Holbrook

David Hoover and Scott Hutcheson

Marilyn Huddell

Diana Jones

Patricia Krebs

Errol and Peggy Scott Laborde

John and Priscilla Lawrence

Arlene and Larry Manguno

Bev and Butch Marshall

Patricia Murphy-Cave

Constance and Brian Nelson

Karon Reese

Helene and Al Rufty

Nicholas Schneider

Barbara Sholl

Richard Kimberly Sisson

Keri Stevens

Ruby and Jerry Tremont

Sara Woodard

Anonymous

Gentleman Caller

Elgart Aster and Paul Swerdlove

Lura Harrison

Ellen Johnson and Ronald Swartz

Janet Melancon

Terry Verigan

Catherine Whitney

Barbara Wingo

Maggie the Cat

Allain C. Andry, III

Judy Andry

Marshall Bennett

Wendy Griswold

Susie Hoskins

Catherine Whitney

Big Daddy 

Adelaide Benjamin

Janet Daley Duval and Amelia Koch

Helen and George Ingram

Kathy and Edmund Schrenk

 

Festival Donors

The Heymann-Wolf Foundation

In Honor of Ted and Mary Merle Laborde

Sarah and Zachary Lazar

Pat Mason

Gary Matus and Dan Sheehan

The Motch Family Foundation