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  • 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.

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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

International

Feb. 26I've been to all 50 states. Here are the 8 best ones to visit during spring break. – Business Insider India/MSN Canada

National/Regional/Local Media

March 24, 2023Editorial: A high honor for a Louisiana favorite son – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com | The Advocate

March 22, 2023Comedian Andy Borowitz on his roots, satire, America’s ignorance – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 21, 2023Tulane hosts annual New Orleans book festival – The Loyola Maroon

March 19, 2023Letters: At Book Fest, Bill Gates wandered beyond his expertise – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 15, 2023Book Festival packed record turnout, few students – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 15, 2023Walter Isaacson on Whether Elon Musk’s Ends Justify Being Mean – New York Magazine - Intelligencer

March 14, 2023Smiley: Kind words from a great reporter – The Advocate

March 14, 2023Editorial: Celebrating the written word, and a big event's success – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 13, 20232023 New Orleans Book Festival – The Student Printz Newspaper (University of Southern Mississippi)

March 12, 2023From Watergate to Disney: Powerhouse speakers conclude Book Fest – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 12, 2023Gates, Holder, Rubenstein kick off Book Festival – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 12, 2023Book Festival draws Jill Biden, big crowds on Friday – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 11, 2023Fox 8 Weekend Morning News – WVUE- TV (Fox)

March 10, 2023Morning Joe – MSNBC

March 10, 2023Jill Biden in New Orleans: First lady meets cancer researchers, stops by book festival – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 10, 2023New Orleans Book Festival draws crowds -- and surprise visit by 'Tulane mom' Jill Biden – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 10, 2023Photos: The New Orleans Book Festival draws in book lovers including First Lady Jill Biden – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 10, 2023Fox 8 News at 4 p.m. – WVUE- TV (Fox)

March 10, 2023The Reading Life: Douglas Brinkley – WWNO-FM (NPR)

March 10, 2023Where to celebrate this March: festival & parade calendar – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 10, 2023American Routes Shortcuts: Lee Bains – WWNO-FM (NPR)

March 9, 2023Bill Gates on artificial intelligence humor, other big ideas at Tulane book festival – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 9, 2023Photos: Philanthropist and author Bill Gates helps open the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 9, 2023Bill Gates to headline New Orleans Book Festival | New Orleans CityBusiness – Post X News

March 9, 2023Eyewitness News at 10 – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 9, 2023WGNO News at 11 – WGNO-TV (ABC)

March 9, 2023Looking for plans this weekend? Things to do around New Orleans March 10- 12 – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 9, 2023Bill Gates to headline New Orleans Book Festival – New Orleans CityBusiness

March 9, 20232023 New Orleans Spring Festival Schedule – NolaWeekend.com

March 9, 2023Steppin’ Out – WYES

March 9, 2023Where Y’at this Weekend? Books, Ballet, Crawfish, and More!! – WGNO-TV (ABC)/ABC 26/WNOL 38

March 9, 2023Good Morning New Orleans – WGNO-TV (ABC)

March 8, 20232023 New Orleans Spring Festival Schedule – KALB-TV (CBS-Alexandria)

March 8, 20232023 New Orleans Spring Festival Schedule – WVUE-TV (Fox 8)

March 7, 2023A book lover's guide to New Orleans: 10 literary landmarks for visitors and residents – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 6, 2023With A-list authors and speakers, New Orleans Book Festival returns as premier event for 'big ideas' – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 6, 2023Local Fiction Writer Featured At The New Orleans Book Festival – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 6, 2023Michelle Miller's New Memoir – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 6, 2023A Preview Of The New Orleans Book Festival – WWL-TV (CBS)

March 6, 2023Billionaire investor David Rubenstein on fear, failure and the liberal arts – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 6, 2023There's a spring festival every weekend in the New Orleans area. See the list – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

March 3, 2023The Reading Life: Michelle Miller – WWNO-FM (NPR)

March 2, 2023New Orleans Book Festival – WVUE-TV (Fox)

March 2, 2023Today with Hoda & Jenna – NBC

March 1, 2023OPINION | Do billionaires belong at Book Festival? – The Tulane Hullabaloo

March 1, 2023New Orleans & Company Hour featuring Cheryl Landrieu – WWL-Radio

March 1, 2023New Orleans Magazine News + Notes – New Orleans Magazine

March 1, 2023And They’re Off – New Orleans Magazine

March 1, 2023Gulf Coast Snow Birds Spring Magazine Issue

March 1, 2023St. Charles Avenue March 2023

Feb. 27, 2023Every State’s Best Events this March – TravelPulse/MSN

Feb. 27, 2023Book Festival’s Opening Night Event to Feature Eric Holder, Bill Gates – Biz New Orleans

Feb. 24, 2023CBS anchor, former New Orleans first lady Michelle Miller will discuss memoir at Tulane bookfest – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

Feb. 23, 2023The Reading Life: T.R. Johnson, Karisma Price – WWNO-FM (NPR)

Feb. 23, 2023Bill Gates interview will begin this year's Tulane book fest: Schedule released – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

Feb. 21, 2023 N.O. Book Festival Unveils 2023 Poster – Biz New Orleans

Feb. 17, 2023The Reading Life: Barry Ancelet, Ken and Hillary Wells – WWNO- FM (NPR)

Feb. 9, 2023The Reading Life: Nikesha Williams, Shannon Kelley Atwater – WWNO- FM (NPR)

Feb. 7, 2023Bill Gates headlines additional authors, culinary and musical offerings announced for the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University – Celebrity Land

Feb. 6, 2023Bill Gates, Sarah M. Broom, Kevin Belton, more added to Tulane book fest lineup – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

Jan. 16, 2023The New Orleans Book Festival Returns To Tulane – Offbeat Magazine

Jan. 13, 2023The Best Spring Destinations in the South – MSN

Dec. 9, 2022Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein headlines 2023 Book Fest – The Tulane Hullabaloo

Dec. 5, 2022Carl Bernstein, Dean Baquet to headline New Orleans Book Fest at Tulane in March – The New Orleans Advocate | Times-Picayune | Nola.com

Tulane Today Individual Stories

March 20, 2023New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane, by the numbers

March 17, 2023Photos from the second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University

March 13, 2023Gen. Stanley McChrystal discusses leadership with President Fitts at Book Fest

March 12, 2023Literary lovers celebrate the written word, authors and engaging conversations at the second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane

March 9, 2023Conversations with Bill Gates, Eric Holder lead off New Orleans Book Festival

March 9, 2023Children’s author and renowned businessman participate in Book Fest’s opening day sessions

March 8, 2023Tulane authors, presenters at The 2023 New Orleans Book Festival

March 3, 2023National Endowment for the Arts awards one of its highest honors to Tulane folklorist Nick Spitzer

March 3, 2023High school teachers make Book Fest a lesson in literary inspiration

Presidential Messages

March 3, 2023A Festival That May Change Your Life

Tulane Individual Schools

March 6, 2023Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University returns to campus, March 9-11 – School of Law

March 1, 2023Hear from SoPA faculty during the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival! – School of Professional Advancement

Feb. 27, 2023Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University returns to campus, March 9-11 – School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Feb. 23, 2023Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University returns to campus, March 9-11 – School of Medicine

Feb. 23, 2023Dean Goes, Ricchiuti among Freeman participants in New Orleans Book Festival – A. B. Freeman School of Business

Feb. 20, 2023Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University returns to campus, March 9-11 – School of Architecture

Tulane Press Releases

Feb. 22, 2023The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University announces full 2023 schedule

Feb. 15, 2023Book Festival unveils 2023 poster by renowned painter, children’s author Alex Beard

Feb. 6, 2023Bill Gates headlines additional authors, culinary and musical offerings announced for the 2023 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University

Dec. 2, 2023Second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University unveils 2023 author lineup