• Browse the 2014 Festival Program
  • Lavalle & Raboteau Judge 6th Annual Ficton Contest
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

    Read all about it: speakers, schedule, venues, and more!

  • Enter our writing contests to win accolades, publication, and cash

    Enter our writing contests to win accolades, publication, and cash

  • Highlights

    2013 Festival highlights, from literary giants and fantastical costumes to soulful music and Stanley and Stella shouting.

  • Become a Friend of Tennessee

    We depend on the kindness of friends like you to help make our literary programs possible.


Give NOLA Day

Support TWF on May 6th!

Hosted on Tuesday, May 6th by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s first one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously...


Saints and Sinners 2014 Coming Soon!

The 11th Annual Festival is happening in New Orleans May 15-18 2014. For tickets and more information, please visit sasfest.org or click here.


Tell Us How We Did In 2014

We would love to hear your thoughts about your experience at the 2014 Festival. We hope you had a great time and would appreciate if you could click the...


Save The Date for 2015

We are already looking ahead to next year’s Festival and invite you to Save the Date for 2015.

Join us for our 29th annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival March 25-29,...