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Suddenly THIS Summer: Our Festival Season Opener!

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival will kick off our 2016-17 season with an exciting evening of music, drama, culinary delights, and luscious libations. “Suddenly THIS Summer” will be held Thursday, August 18, 2016, in the French Quarter.

You’ll begin your evening at 6 pm at Gallier House (1132 Royal Street) where...


Announcing the Results of the #TWF16 One Act Contest!
The Festival is excited to announce the annual #TWF16 One-Act Contest Finalists and Winner as chosen by the University of New Orleans’s Creative Writing Workshop and the Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts!

Announcing the Results of the #TWF16 Fiction Contest!
The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is excited to announce the annual #TWF16 Fiction Contest Finalists and Winner as chosen by our contest judge Claire Vaye Watkins!

Announcing the Results of the #TWF16 Poetry Contest!
The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is excited to announce the annual #TWF16 Poetry Contest Finalists and Winner as chosen by our contest judge Yusef Komunyakaa!

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