Film & Literary Festivals in New Orleans

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival March 19-23, 2014

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. tennesseewilliams.net

25th Annual New Orleans Film Festival October 16-23, 2014

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. neworleansfilmfest.com

Words and Music November 20, 2014

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. wordsandmusic.org