New Orleans Book Festival

The New Orleans Book Festival will bring the world’s leading authors to Tulane University for a multi-day celebration of their works. The Festival will feature both fiction and non-fiction and convene readings, panel discussions, symposia and keynote speeches. It will also provide an opportunity for outlets, authors and readers to interact with each other in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse cities in the world.

The Festival will be held March 14-16th, 2024. Events will commence with a kickoff keynote and welcome reception on Thursday and conclude with a New Orleans-style celebration on Saturday evening.

Festival events will take place on Tulane’s uptown campus, and there will be multiple activities throughout the weekend: panel discussions, keynote lectures, book fairs and workshops. Each day a variety a plenary sessions featuring leading authors and thought leaders. Additionally, there will be multiple Festival social events and sponsor activation opportunities at Tulane.

Under the leadership of Cheryl Landrieu and Walter Isaacson, Tulane will host the Festival, and engage its community of scholars and students to participate in its events.