New Orleans Film and Literary Festivals

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival - March

This celebration of New Orleans literary heritage offers master classes, panels and theatrical performances. The festival honors Tennessee Williams' memory and encourages contemporary writers with a one-act play competition and a fiction/short story competition.

New Orleans Film Festival  - October

Louisiana is the third-largest film destination in America, behind only Hollywood and New York City. This annual celebration of the art form features premieres, film screenings, workshops and more. You never know which of your favorite celebrities you'll see second-lining down the red carpet.

Words and Music - November

Join well-known authors, editors, agents and entertainers in celebrating William Faulkner, who honed his craft in a Pirate's Alley apartment in the French Quarter.