The second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, held March 9-11, attracted over 12,000 book lovers of all ages to the uptown campus.

The three-day festival featured more than 130 national, regional and local authors, including 51 who were from Tulane, three National Book Award winners and 11 Pulitzer Prize-winning authors and journalists.

people walk outside past a banner for New Orleans Book Festival on Tulane campus
The second annual New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University took place in March, doubling its attendance and bringing authors, journalists and fans of the written word together on the uptown campus.

The festival included 75 thought-provoking panel discussions and conversations spanning topics including politics, history, journalism, current events, fiction writing, climate change, New Orleans music and culture, and much more. Family Day at the Fest, held in Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse, offered young readers music, games, crafts, and story time. Children also received free books to commemorate their special day at the fest.