Member Benefits

Becoming a member  is simple, but the benefits are immense. At the top of that list is your support for a cultural and literary institution in one of America’s most stories cities. The Festival appreciates your gifts and offers tokens of gratitude as listed below.

Producing Partner $10,000 to $100,000
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $2,500 At this level you will be assigned a sponsorship concierge to tailor this package to your specific needs: call 504-581-1144 with any questions. Traditional benefits at this level are listed below:

  • Producing for the March TWNOLF Events or General Operating Support for programming throughout the year
  • Join us to produce an event or track at the Festival, possibilities include: The Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest, The Tennessee Williams Scholar’s Conference, Saints and Sinners Literary Events, Drummer and Smoke Music Program, Theatrical Productions, or a day of programming on a Festival Stage
  • Featured sponsor profile in our enewletter (goes to over 10,000 people)
  • Five VIP All Access Passes ($2500 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Five Invitations to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections (for up to ten people) held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Your logo/name on our annual tote bags
  • 2 balcony viewing spots for the Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Five Invitations to the annual Fall Membership Party (for up to ten people)
  • 25% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Co Producing Support and Sponsorship $5,000 to $9,999
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $2,000 At this level you will be assigned a sponsorship concierge to tailor this package to your specific needs, call 504-581-1144 with any questions, traditional benefits at this level are listed below:

  • Underwriting for the March TWNOLF Events or General Operating Support for programming throughout the year
  • Specialty Events you may want to sponsor include examples like Literary Late Night, Breakfast Book Club, Conversations With Celebrity Authors and Actors or a Specialized Walking Tours
  • Featured sponsor profile in our enewletter
  • Four VIP All Access Passes ($2000 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Four Invitations to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections (for up to eight people) held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Four Invitations to the annual Fall Membership Party (for up to eight people)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Underwriting Literary/Artistic Partner $3,000 to $4,999
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $1,500

  • At this level you will be assigned a sponsorship concierge to tailor this package to your specific needs, call 504-581-1144 with any questions, traditional benefits at this level are listed below
  • Panel underwriting for the March TWNOLF or General Operating Support for programming throughout the year
  • Underwrite one of our Festival panels, recognition in the Festival program and signage at your chosen panel
  • Three VIP All Access Passes ($1500 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Three Invitations to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections (for up to six people) held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Three Invitations to the annual Fall Membership Party (for up to six people)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Laureate/Literary Partner $2,000 to $2,999
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $1,000

  • At this level you will be assigned a sponsorship concierge to tailor this package to your specific needs, call 504-581-1144 with any questions, traditional benefits at this level are listed below
  • Panel underwriting for the March TWNOLF or General Operating Support for programming throughout the year
  • Underwrite one of our Festival panels, recognition in the Festival program and signage at your chosen panel
  • Two VIP All Access Passes ($1000 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Two Invitations to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections (for up to four people) held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Two Invitations to the annual Fall Membership Party (for up to four people)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

NEW Conductors Circle/Partner Membership $1,250 to $1,999
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $1,000

  • Two VIP All Access Passes ($1000 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Invitation to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections for you and a guest held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party (for you and a guest)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Publishers $400 to $1,249
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $400

  • One VIP All Access Pass ($500 value)-admits to all events at the Festival, excluding only the yearly Festival benefit (advanced reservations for all special events using your membership id recommended to guarantee seating)
  • Invitation to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections for you and a guest held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party (for you and a guest)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Editors $250 to $399
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $150

  • Two Panel Passes ($150 value)-admits to all literary panels,”Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Reading (check in at the Festival Headquarters starting Thursday, 9-5 for pick-up)
  • Invitation to the exclusive Donors Party made possible by The Historic New Orleans Collections for you and a guest held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival tote bag (check in at the Festival concessions Friday or Saturday 9-5 of the Festival for pick-up)
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party (for you and a guest)
  • 20% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Novelist $150 to $249
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $75

  • One Panel Pass ($75 value)-admits to all literary panels,”Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Reading (check in at the Festival Headquarters starting Thursday, 9-5 for pick-up)
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party (for you and a guest)
  • 15% off code for additional Festival tickets that you may purchase

Bibliophile $25 to $149
Valid Thru August 6, 2015

Taxable: $25 10% off code for Festival tickets that you may purchase

30, 300 or 3000 FOR THE 30th! $30 to $3,000
Valid Thru April 3, 2016

  • March 30th – April 3rd 2016 marks our 30th annual event. Please consider a one time donation as we build for this momentous year!
  • Though this one time donation carries no membership and material gifts you will receive the BENEFIT of our undying gratitude for helping to jumpstart our 30th Annual Festival!
  • This donation is entirely tax deductible and you will be listed in our program and online