The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University will take place on March 9 – 11, 2023.
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 campus. A map of the Tulane University uptown campus can be found here.
Parking for the 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.
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.
Yes! Most authors will sign immediately following their on-stage event, unless otherwise noted.
A variety of author books can be purchased in the Lavin-Bernick Center bookstore, as well as satellite bookstores located around campus.
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.
We will comply with all university COVID-19 protocols.