Friends of Tennessee Benefits

Become a Friend of Tennessee 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.


LAUREATES $2,500

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $1000.00

  • Underwrite one of our Festival events – includes literary panel discussions, educational outreach programs, musical presentations, and special theatrical events
  • Acknowledgment at your chosen event
  • Recognition in the Festival program indicating your sponsorship of chosen event
  • Two VIP All Access Festival Passes ($1,000 value)–admits to all events at the Festival (excluding only the yearly Festival benefit)
  • Exclusive “Streetcar” pin to identify you as part of this special group of Friends who provide outstanding support to the organization
  • Opportunities to meet with authors and invitations to special events
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Laureate on www.tennesseewilliams.net

CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE $1,000

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $500.00

  • Exclusive “Streetcar” pin to identify you as part of this special group of Friends who provide outstanding support to the organization
  • Opportunities to meet with authors and invitations to special events
  • One VIP All Access Pass ($500 value)–admits to all events at the Festival (excluding only the yearly Festival benefit)
  • Your name listed as a Conductor’s Circle member in the Festival program book
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Conductor’s Circle member on www.tennesseewilliams.net

PUBLISHERS $750

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $265.00

  • Invitation to the Donors Party held the Friday night of the Festival
  • One Panel Pass ($75 value). Admits to all literary panels,”Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Contest reading and production
  • One Master Class Full Series Pass ($175 value). Admits to all eight Master Classes and includes a Panel Pass.
  • Exclusive Tennessee Williams Festival tote bag (distributed onsite)
  • Your name listed as a Publisher in Festival program book
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Publisher on www.tennesseewilliams.net

EDITORS $500

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $90.00

  • Invitation to the Donors Party held the Friday night of the Festival
  • Exclusive Tennessee Williams Festival tote bag (distributed onsite)
  • One Panel Pass ($75 value). Admits to all literary panels, “Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Contest reading and production
  • Your name listed as an Editor in Festival program book
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as an Editor on www.tennesseewilliams.net

NOVELISTS $250

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $90.00

  • Exclusive Tennessee Williams Festival tote bag (distributed onsite)
  • Panel Pass ($75 value). Admits to all literary panels, “Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Contest reading and production
  • Your name listed as a Novelist in Festival program book
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Novelist on www.tennesseewilliams.net

JOURNALISTS $150

Valid through June 30, 2014
Taxable: $75.00

  • Panel Pass ($75 value). Admits to all literary panels, “Conversations with…” series, and the One-Act Play Contest reading and production
  • Your name listed as a Journalist in Festival program book
  • Invitation to the annual Fall Membership Party
  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Journalist on www.tennesseewilliams.net

BIBLIOPHILES $75

Valid through June 30, 2014

  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Bibliophile in the Festival program book
  • Your name listed as a Bibliophile on www.tennesseewilliams.net

STUDENTS $25

Valid through June 30, 2014

  • E-newsletter subscription
  • Your name listed as a Student in the Festival program book
  • Your name listed as a Student on www.tennesseewilliams.net