A New Orleans affair for readers, writers, & theatre lovers!

We're excited to present our 38th Annual TWFest, including writer's craft sessions, literary panels, theatre events, author interviews, literary walking tours, culinary & cocktail events, and music events. And don’t forget our Stella Shouting Contest kicking it all off on Sunday, March 17! Join award-winning writers, historians, scholars, journalists, actors, musicians, and cultural experts for five days of literary revelry in the lush Bohemia of New Orleans. 

New to the Fest? See this Festival Programming overview, check out our last year's Festival program book, and watch our 2023 Festival Highlight Reel below to get a taste of what TWFest is all about.

Ready to start dreaming up the perfect Festival schedule? Click the button below to see a printable, chronological 2024 Schedule of Events!


$100 - Get yourself a LitPass to see all of the literary discussion panels FRI - SUN of TWF24.

$600 - Treat yourself to the full fest experience with a VIP Pass—the best way to see everything you want at TWF24!

ON SALE NOW - Our writer's craft sessions, tickets to special events, like Books & Beignets, Tribute Reading, and Opening Night, theatre events, walking tours, and more!