The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will take place on March 14 – 16, 2024.
The New Orleans Book Festival will be held on Tulane University’s uptown campus. All Book Festival venues are conveniently located around the Berger Family Lawn in the center of Tulane’s uptown campus. A map of the Tulane University uptown campus can be found here.
Parking for the New Orleans Book Festival will be available in the perimeter parking lots located on Tulane University’s uptown campus. Shuttles will be available to transport attendees from these lots to the Bruff Commons shuttle stop near the Lavin-Bernick Center. More information on parking can be found here.
The full 2024 lineup will be announced closer to the festival date.
Over 120 nationally-recognized and award-winning authors will participate in sessions and panels throughout the festival. Admission to the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University is free and open to the public. All seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
All festival venues and stage locations are wheelchair accessible. Volunteers will be on hand to assist festival attendees. Click here to request accommodations.
Yes! Most authors will sign immediately following their on-stage event, unless otherwise noted.
A variety of author books can be purchased on site during the festival.
Many of our events are indoor, those that are outdoor will happen rain or shine! Ponchos will also be available around campus in the event of rain.
The festival will adhere to all current public health guidelines in New Orleans and Louisiana.