Open Submissions for the 2024 Festival

book sales display at the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival

Submissions are now open for the 2024 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University. We invite talented authors from all genres to submit work for consideration for the upcoming festival.

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University is a highly anticipated event in the literary world and attracts a diverse range of readers, writers, publishers and book lovers. The festival provides a platform for established and emerging authors and thought leaders to showcase their work, connect with readers, and engage in stimulating conversations all nestled in an iconic university and a city with a rich literary history. 

The third annual festival will take place March 14-16, 2024 and kicks off with opening sessions on Thursday, March 14. The majority of programming will follow on Friday and Saturday. Family Day at the Fest will take place on Saturday, March 16 and will feature children’s and family programming including local and national children’s authors.

Submissions will be accepted through September 20, 2023. Applicants will be notified by October 16, 2023 if they are accepted.


September 21, 2023 Update:

Please note submissions for the 2024 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University are now closed.