Events and Tickets


Date Description Venue
  • March 22, 2023 8:00 am
2023 Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival VIP Pass
Includes these events March 22 – 26, 2023:
  • Writer’s Craft sessions Thursday and Friday
  • All literary discussions Friday-Sunday
  • Scholars Conference on Friday
  • Drummer and Smoke music events
  • Walking Tours (one of each)
  • Special events, such as the Tribute Reading, Books and Beignets, special workshops, food events, and interviews with authors and actors
  • All theater events
  • Invitation to Donor Party at The Historic New Orleans Collection Friday night
NOTE:  VIP Pass holders must reserve their spots ahead of time to guarantee a seat. A staff member will contact VIP Pass holders via email and/or phone call prior to the Festival to assist you in making your Festival Schedule.
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  • March 24, 2023 8:00 am

Friday – Sunday, March 24 – 26

Our literary discussion series includes over 20 entertaining and enlightening discussions and conversations by authors, scholars, historians, publishers, and other literary and theater professionals. Topics include contemporary issues, historical interests, genre-based discussions, Southern and New Orleans-based topics, as well as panels on the life, work, and study of Tennessee Williams. The pass also includes all sessions of the Tennessee Williams Scholars Conference (Friday) and the staged reading of our winning one-act play (Sunday).

How to attend:

  • $100 ($70 for students with a school ID) for a full Literary Discussion Pass. Includes all TWFest literary discussions Friday through Sunday.
  • $40 Literary Discussion Day Pass for Friday or Saturday or Sunday.
  • $10 per discussion – see individual panels TBA soon
  • The Literary Discussion Series is also included in the VIP Pass 
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  • March 24, 2023 9:00 am
20th Annual Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival Registration

Admits you to all events at our Saints & Sinners LGBTQ+ Literary Festival, March 24 – 26, 2023 including:

  • Welcome Party, Book Launch, & Closing Reception
  • Reading Series
  • Literary Panel Discussions
  • Master Classes
  • Special Events

Visit for more SASFest details.

SASFest is a program of the Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival.

Registration is normally $150, but from now until Jan. 1, you can register early for only $125!

PLUS – add a Partner Party Pass and your guest can attend the Welcome Party, Book Launch, & Closing Reception with you for an additional $25.

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