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. Email us at to set up a phone call.
  3. Mail us a check made out to Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. Our address is 938 Lafayette Street, SUITE 514, New Orleans, LA 70113.

If you prefer to skip the benefits, we can send you a letter indicating a 100% tax deduction for your membership. Just add that to "Additional note or instructions" when filling out the form.


THANK YOU to our 2022 Friends of Tennessee for helping make our comeback in-person possible. Names HERE.

Festival Membership