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2014 Press Release

Cats, Iguanas and a Menagerie of Talent Slated for the

28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival,

March 19-23, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the 2014 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, marking its 28th anniversary, March 19-23.  The five-day fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes; a roster of lively discussions among distinguished panelists; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars’ conference; short fiction, poetry and one-act play competitions; a breakfast book club; French Quarter literary walking tours; a book fair; a shouting contest; and special evening events and parties.

To set the stage, sample a taste of last year’s [March 2013] event here: http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/watch-what-happened-at-the-2013-fest

“I am delighted that …


Cats, Iguanas and a Menagerie of Talent Slated for the 28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 19-23, 2014

Posted on November 5, 2013 in News, Press, Updates

NEW ORLEANS– A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the 2014 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, marking its 28th fête honors the legendary Tennessee Williams, his works, and literary life in the adopted city he called his “spiritual home” and features two days of master classes; a roster of lively discussions among distinguished panelists; celebrity interviews; theater, food and music events; a scholars’ conference; short fiction, poetry and one-act play competitions; a breakfast book club; French Quarter literary walking tours; a book fair; and special evening events and parties.

“I am delighted that we are able to bring so many of Tennessee Williams’ masterpieces to our audiences this year,” said Executive Director Paul Willis.  “In addition, we are thrilled to add such a broad spectrum of established and rising literary stars to the mix.”

The programming schedule is still taking shape but some of the …



2012 Festival Press Coverage

Local News

Gambit
Tennessee Williams Festival ~ March 20, 2012

New Orleans
Crime Novelist Ace Atkins Comes to New Orleans ~ March 18, 2012

The Times-Picayune
Between Festivals and Holidays, Time Just Flies By  ~ February 23, 2012
Literary Festival Will Feature Various Debates ~ March 22, 2012
Music and More at the Mint ~ March 19, 2012
Q&A with Laura Lippman ~ March 23,2012
Tennessee Williams ~ January 29, 2012
‘The Words Felt So At Home’ ~ March 23, 2012

Where Y’At?
Book An Adventure ~ March, 2012
Tennessee Williams Literary Festival 2012 ~ March, 2012

National/ International Coverage

360 West
New Orleans Gets Booked Up ~ March, 2012

Hansen Publishing
Hansen Publishing Group Authors Shine at Tennessee Williams Festival ~ March 22, 2012

Huffington Post
Authors and Agents and Tennessee Williams Fest [Oh My!] ~ April 25, 2012

Seattle Gay News
Two Literary Festivals Light Up New Orleans ~ January 29, 2012

The Australian
Have Books, Will Travel to Literary Festivals ~ January …