A new literary event for New Orleans, the 2020 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, was announced on Oct. 16 to the Tulane and New Orleans community. The three-day event will take place March 19 - 21 and feature more than 40 best-selling national, regional and local authors. The festival will be on Tulane's Uptown campus and include panel discussions, lectures, book fairs, workshops and more. To read more about the event, click here.
Cheryl Landrieu, New Orleans Book Festival co-chair and former New Orleans First Lady, thanks event partners, organizations and authors for their collaboration in launching the event. (Photo by Sally Asher)
(From left to right) Tulane President Mike Fitts, Cheryl Landrieu, Walter Isaacson, Tulane professor of history, New Orleans Festival co-chair, and Emily Wolff, director of the Office of Youth and Families for the city of New Orleans. (Photo by Sally Asher)
(From left to right) Melanie McKay, Jason Berry, and former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu pose for a photo at the press conference announcing the 2020 Book Festival at Tulane. Berry is one of the authors committed to attend the event. (Photo by Sally Asher)