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The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University staff stands ready to assist in the coverage and access of our author programs and schedules planned for the event.

We welcome local, state, regional, national and international credentialed media members wishing to cover our book festival. We can facilitate interviews in advance and during the event as well as provide general background information.

For Information on the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, please contact
Roger Dunaway, Assistant Director of Public Relations, Tulane University: roger@tulane.edu | 504-862-8240

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In the News

March 25, 2022 – THE NEW ORLEANS BOOK FESTIVAL 2022 – Interview With Author Cappy McGarr – Selig Film News

March 25, 2022 – Words to the wise: Reading was child’s play on Family Day at Tulane Book Festival – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 20, 2022 – Jewish New Orleans spotlighted at recent N.O. Book Festival – Crescent City Jewish News

March 18, 2022 – Thousands Converge at Tulane University for the Inaugural 2022 New Orleans Book Festival – Bader News Media/PBS All Arts

March 18, 2022 – A Book Affair to Remember – The Katrina Archives

March 16, 2022 – Book Festival featured world-famous authors, discussions – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 15, 2022 – Our Views: A Louisiana festival of the mind is also a great time for New Orleans – The Advocate

March 14, 2022 – THE NEW ORLEANS BOOK FESTIVAL 2022 – Interview With Author Emma Straub – Selig Film News

March 14, 2022 – Book Fest: Local authors Fatima Shaik and Michael Tisserand talk New Orleans Creole history – Uptown Messenger

March 14, 2022 – Book Fest: Local writers and photographers take it to the streets – Uptown Messenger

March 14, 2022 – Photos: Children enrich their minds and handle brains during family day at the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 14, 2022 – THE NEW ORLEANS BOOK FESTIVAL 2022 – Interview With Author And Chef Alon Shaya – Selig Film News

March 12, 2022 – Trump descends on S.C. — and splits its Republican Party (James Carville socks reference) – POLITICO Playbook

March 11, 2022 – Crowds throng New Orleans Book Festival to hear about race, climate and Benjamin Franklin – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 11, 2022 – Need plans this weekend? 10 things to do in New Orleans March 11-13, 2022 – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 11, 2022 – Levee Exhibit Hall And Garden: Founder Sandy Rosenthal Is Featured Speaker At The New Orleans Book Festival – Patch.com

March 11, 2022 – Hoda and Jenna of ‘Today’ take over Jackson Square – WDSU-TV (NBC)

March 11, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival promises captivating talks, renowned speakers – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 11, 2022 – 2022 New Orleans Spring Festival & Major Events Schedule – NOLA Weekend

March 10, 2022 – Steppin’ Out (Walter Isaacson interview) – WYES

March 10, 2022 – Author John Grisham spills trade secrets to Jenna Bush Hager at New Orleans Book Fest – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 10, 2022 – Photos: Bestselling author John Grisham opens the The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 10, 2022 – Where Y’at this Weekend? Books, Home Renovation, and Festivals! – Where Y’at | WGNO-TV (ABC)

March 10, 2022 – Jenna Bush Hager attends New Orleans book festival – WDSU-TV (NBC)

March 10, 2022 – TODAY Show’s ‘Hoda and Jenna’ aired live Thursday from New Orleans, with a slew of local guests – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 10, 2022 – Hoda Kotb, Jenna Bush Hager to tape ‘NBC’s Today’ in Jackson Square on March 10 – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 10, 2022 – The Today Show’s Hoda and Jenna are live in New Orleans – WDSU-TV (NBC)

March 10, 2022 – Scoot with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager (bookfest mention at 4:35) – WWL-Radio

March 9, 2022 – St. Joseph Day events, and more community news – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 9, 2022 – Live Interview with Cheryl Landrieu (starts at 63:30) – WWOZ Radio

March 9, 2022 – Book Festival at Tulane, opening Thursday, includes sessions on jazz, Southern humor, climate change, football, race and more – Uptown Messenger

March 9, 2022 – Our Views: New Orleans has a new festival, this one with a literary twist – The Advocate

March 9, 2022 – NOLA Book Festival coming to Tulane this week (Ramadan Ramsey interview) – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 8, 2022 – TODAY’s Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager to visit New Orleans for a live show – KTAL-TV (NBC Shreveport)

March 8, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane – WVUE (Fox 8)

March 7, 2022 – On Assignment March 7: Today with Hoda & Jenna, Running for Charity, Sno-ball Season – MyNewOrleans.com

March 7, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival to be held this week at Tulane – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 4, 2022 – The Reading Life: Imani Perry, Louis Edwards – WWNO Radio (NPR)

March 4, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University reveals inaugural 2022 poster – MyNewOrleans.com

March 4, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University reveals inaugural 2022 poster – Biz New Orleans

March 3, 2022 – Jenna Bush Hager Joins N.O. Book Festival at Tulane University – Biz New Orleans

March 2, 2022 – The Today Show’s Hoda and Jenna are heading to New Orleans – WDSU-TV (NBC)

March 2, 2022 – Hoda and Jenna are hitting the road to New Orleans for book festival! – Today.com

March 2, 2022 – TODAY and Read with Jenna come to Tulane! – Today Show

March 2, 2022Inaugural New Orleans Book Festival to be held at Tulane – New Orleans CityBusiness

Feb. 18, 2022 – The Reading Life: Sara Gran – WWNO Radio (NPR)

Feb. 18, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane releases schedule of 130 authors for mid-March event – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

Feb. 11, 2022 – N.O. Book Festival at Tulane Adds Authors – Biz New Orleans

Feb. 10, 2022 – New Orleans Book Festival (Cheryl Landrieu interview) – WWL-TV (CBS)

Jan. 26, 2022 – Bezos Donates Royalties to New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University – Biz New Orleans

Dec. 14, 2021 John Grisham, Walter Isaacson, Darren Walker to headline inaugural Tulane Book Festival in March – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

Dec. 7, 2021 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University Reveals 2022 Lineup of Best-Selling Authors – MyNewOrleans.com

Aug. 25, 2021 – New Orleans Book Festival is postponed again, new spring dates are announced – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

July 3, 2021 – New Orleans book festival canceled by COVID on for October – Associated Press/New Orleans CityBusiness

June 28, 2021 – John Grisham, Walter Isaacson among writers to appear at rescheduled Tulane Book Festival – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 25, 2020 – Tulane cancels New Orleans Book Festival; event was expecting nearly 30,000 attendees – Tulane Hullabaloo

March 12, 2020 – Tulane cancels Book Festival, moves all its classes online over COVID-19 concerns – Uptown Messenger

March 11, 2020 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane, set for next week, canceled amid coronavirus spread – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

March 9, 2020 – Gambit’s Fairs & Festivals Guide 2020 — March – Gambit

March 8, 2020 – The Reading Life with Erik Larson and Rita Woods – WWNO

March 7, 2020 – Bookmarks: The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University – Florida Times-Union

March 1, 2020 – The Reading Life with Jerry Mitchell and Cheryl Landrieu – WWNO

Feb. 11, 2020 – New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane attracts lineup of more than 100 authors – Uptown Messenger

Feb. 5, 2020 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane announces daily lineup of authors, ticket information – KATC (Lafayette)

Dec. 14, 2019 – Nearly 80 Authors on Tap for New Orleans Book Festival – US News & World Report

Nov. 19, 2019 – Our Views: Make Louisiana’s literary heritage come alive at book festivals – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

Oct. 17, 2019 – New Orleans Book Festival announces lineup of best-selling authors – Tulane Hullabaloo 

Oct. 17, 2019 – Tulane plans big book festival between Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest – Associated Press 

Oct. 16, 2019 – New and expanded New Orleans Book Festival announced at Tulane – The New Orleans Advocate | Nola.com

News Releases 

March 3, 2022 – Book Festival reveals inaugural 2022 poster

March 2, 2022 – NBC’s ‘TODAY with Hoda & Jenna’ is coming to the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University

Feb. 17, 2022 – Book Festival announces full schedule for inaugural three-day literary celebration

Feb. 8, 2022 – Book Fest announces additional authors, unveils Family Day, culinary and musical lineups

Jan. 25, 2022 – Jeff Bezos donates royalties from ‘Invent and Wander’ to New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University

Dec. 7, 2022 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University reveals 2022 lineup of best-selling authors

June 29, 2021 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces 2021 lineup of best-selling authors

Feb. 12, 2021 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University moves to Oct. 21-23

March 11, 2020 –  The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University cancels inaugural event

March 10, 2020 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces complete lineup, ticket information

Feb. 10, 2020 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University Partners with Scholastic and City of New Orleans for Family Day Lineup of Children’s Authors

Feb. 5, 2020 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces daily lineup of authors, ticket information

Dec. 11, 2019 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces over 30 additional authors for inaugural 2020 event

Oct. 16, 2019 – The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane reveals best-selling authors for inaugural 2020 lineup