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Tulane cancels New Orleans Book Festival; event was expecting nearly 30,000 attendees

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

Just yesterday the New Orleans Book Festival announced its full line-up, boasting a roster of nearly 100 authors for an event expecting 30,000 attendees. Today, the Tulane-hosted event has been canceled due to the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans, according to Walter Isaacson, event co-chair and...

Hull Poll: Here are the authors we’d invite to BookFest

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Hullabaloo Staff

October 23, 2019

Bestowed with a unique honor, Tulane University will host the first inaugural 2020 New Orleans Book Festival. Though some readers may feel their eyes growing droopy upon encountering the phrase "Book Festival," this event is nothing to scoff at. A slew of celebrities and writers will be gracing Tula...

New Orleans Book Festival announces lineup of best-selling authors


Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

Tulane officially announced that it will host the 2020 New Orleans Book Festival March 19-21. At a press conference Wednesday, Tulane President Mike Fitts spoke along with festival co-chairs Walter Isaacson and Cheryl Landrieu as well as Emily Wolff, director the New Orleans Office of Youth and Families. Fi...