Become A Member

Your Festival membership helps to:

  • Bring more than 130 authors, actors, and musicians to the Festival for a five-day extravaganza
  • Provide professional writing education to more than 200 area students
  • Support year-round literary programs in the community
  • Contribute nearly a million dollars to the city in economic impact
  • Nurture up-and-coming literary and theatrical talent

Our members enjoy fabulous perks! Free passes, opportunities to mingle with the literati at VIP events, Festival merchandise, 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 by completing the form at right.
  2. Become a member by phone. Call 504-581-1144 to speak with a staff member.

Donations of any amount are appreciated. Make a one-time gift or a monthly gift, whatever fits your budget. If you’d like to set up an automatic monthly donation, please call our office. We’ll be happy to set it up!

Festival Membership