With the spring season for festivals in New Orleans well underway, Hotel Monteleone looks forward to the return of a festival that holds deep meaning for us – the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. This year, the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival takes place March 19th-23rd, 2014 in various locations throughout the French Quarter, including your beloved Hotel Monteleone.
28th Annual Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans
The Tennessee Williams Literary Festival celebrates the life and times of Tennessee Williams, one of the greatest playwrights in the world, who happened to make New Orleans his home during the peak of his career. With various literary panel discussions, theatrical performances, and master classes, the festival offers writers the chance the explore their creativity through one of the best there ever was.
Hotel Monteleone is the proud sponsor hotel for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, with a limited number of room reserved at the Hotel Monteleone in a block for festival attendees. We are offering a discounted room rate of $190 a night March 19th-23rd. Don’t miss your chance to stay in the only New Orleans hotel to receive the prestigious Literary Landmark designation by the Friends of Libraries, USA!
The 2014 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival boasts additional events such as a Scholars’ Conference, “Dummer and Smoke” music program, Literary Late Night Series, and literary walking tours and food events. The festival also recently added The Wire and Treme creator David Simon as a panelist and guest speaker.
Venues other than the Hotel Monteleone for TWFEST 2014 include the Williams Research Center of the Historic New Orleans Collection, the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Hermann-Grima and Gallier Houses, and Muriel’s Restaurant.
Literary Author Suites at Hotel Monteleone New Orleans
Hotel Monteleone’s literary author suites pay tribute to the rich history our New Orleans hotel has with famous American authors. In fact, one of our biggest suites in the hotel is the Tennessee Williams suite, dedicated to the storied American author. Other noteworthy authors who have stayed at Hotel Monteleone include William Faulkner, Truman Capote, Richard Ford, Eudora Welty, Rebecca Wells, Sherwood Anderson, Stanley Gardner and Stephen Ambrose.
For reservations, call (866) 338-4684 or book your Tennessee Williams Literary Festival hotel stay online.