The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Launches Holiday Auction

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Launches Holiday Auction

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival's annual online auction, "Menagerie of Holiday Gifts," (November 20- December 8) went live November 20th.

The auction features an array of gift items for all ages, interests, and budgets. Avoid the holiday shopping lines and bid with ease via mobile device, laptop or computer! Be sure to check back, as items are being continuing to be added.

Check out unique items from local businesses, including jewelry, artwork, hotel stays, VIP experiences, theatre packages, gift certificates, and more!

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Featuring specialty items such as:

- Handcrafted Lamp by Artist Paul Gruer ($525 value)

- 2-Night stay at Park View Historic Hotel & Guest House ($475 value)

- Cool Sculpting Body Contouring from Dr. Mary Lupo ($3,000 value)

- Collection of books from the Tennessee Williams Literary Canon($405 value)

- Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording vinyl box set, autographed by composer, playwright, and lead actor Lin Manuel Miranda ($325 value)

- Beautiful barware from Villa Vici ($176 value)

The auction opened on November 20 and closes at 8 pm CST December 8. Shop with convenience and support Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival's programming and educational outreach programs. Let the bidding begin!

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary festival brings more than 130 authors, actors, and musicians to the French Quarter for our five-day event. We provide professional writing education to more than 200 area students and support year-round literary programs in the community. Our festival nurtures up-and-coming literary and theatrical talent through our contests and readings, which bring in more than 1,700 poems, short stories, and one-act plays. TW/NOLF, named one of the "Six Literary Festivals Around the World You Can't Miss" by Afar Magazine, creates a total economic impact of 1 million dollars during the five-day event. Our partner festival, the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival was founded in 2003 and has grown into an internationally-recognized event that brings together a who's who of LGBT publishers, writers and readers from throughout the United States and beyond.

The Festival's mission is threefold: to serve the community through educational, theatrical, literary, and musical programs; to nurture, support, and showcase regional, national and international writers, actors, musicians, and other artists; to honor the creative genius of Tennessee Williams, who considered this city his spiritual home.

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