DAY-BY-DAY LINEUP 

All Book Fest events are free and open to the public with the exception of our daily keynotes which include Michael Lewis + Sean Tuohy, John Grisham and Malcolm Gladwell.

THURSDAY  

Come kickoff New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University with an exciting back-to-back keynote event

John Grisham* 
Michael Lewis* 
Sean Tuohy*

 

*indicates a ticketed event 

FRIDAY  

Keynote: Malcolm Gladwell*
Iñaki Alday Morgan C. Babst John Barry Jason Berry Roy Blount, Jr. Beau Boudreaux Donna Brazile Jill Conner Browne Mika Brzezinski Ginny Brzezinski Richard Campanella Danielle Del Sol Brian DeMare Justin Devillier Eddie Glaude Annette Gordon-Reed Chris Granger Jason Hardy Karissa Haugeberg Yuri Herrera Lisa Howorth Ladee Hubbard Valerie Jarrett T.R. Johnson Margarita Jover Kris Lane Susan Langenhennig Erik Larson Nancy Lemann Michael Lynton Lili Lynton Mary Matalin Eric Motley Peter S. Onuf Sister Helen Prejean Carol McMichael Reese Peter Ricchiuti Maurice Carlos Ruffin Michael Ryan Joe Scarborough Alon Shaya Katy Simpson Smith Anne Snyder Kim Vaz-Deville Darren Walker Henry Walther Liz Williams

SATURDAY  

Keynote: Dav Pilkey*
Thomas Adams Gabriela Alemán Emily Bernard Jason Berry David Brooks Sarah M. Broom William Craft Brumfield Stephanie Carter Steve Case Jean Case Dave Eggers Emma Fick Rodrigo Fuentes Cheryl Gerber Roberta Brandes Gratz Walter Isaacson Margarita Jover Molly Kimball Mitch Landrieu Kiese Laymon Nick Lemann Jerry Mitchell Marc Morial Justin Nystrom Brandan “Bmike” Odums Tom Piazza Lawrence N. Powell Samantha Power Susan Rice Nathaniel Rich Matt Sakakeeny Rebecca Snedeker Evan Thomas Michael Tisserand Poppy Tooker Sheba Turk Mark VanLandingham Kim Vaz-Deville Cleo Wade Scott Wolfe Jane Wolfe Chris Yandle

Family Day Authors:
Rebecca Balcárcel Johnette Downing Freddi Evans Deandrea Green-Humble Tracy Nelson Maurer Malcolm Mitchell Denise McConduit Dav Pilkey* Andrea Davis Pinkney Florencia Schabelman Michael Strecker Lauren Tarshis Jeanette Weiland Kathleen Welch and illustrator Alan McGillivray