March 10: The inauguration of the Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing at Loyola's Monroe Library

November 5: "Women Writers and Walker Percy," a round table discussion moderated by Mary McCay, with authors Sheila Bosworth, Valerie Martin, and Christine Wiltz about Walker Percy and his influence on their writings.

November 16: The Walker Percy Book Club held a student/community discussion group for the Walker Percy novel, The Last Gentleman, moderated by Kevin Rabalais


January 26: A screening of Win Riley's documentary on Walker Percy, followed by a panel discussion with Win Riley, Rhoda Faust, and Marcus Smith

March 28: An interview with author Valerie Martin

October 14-16: The first biannual conference is held at Loyola’s Monroe Library: The Moviegoer at Fifty


May 28: A three-night community workshop on Walker Percy's Lancelot

October 25: A reading by Claire Keegan, author of Antarctica and Foster


July 20: A screening of documentary Yazoo Revisted, with filmmaker David Rae Morris

September 13: A lecture by Mark LaFlaur, author of the novel, Elysian Fields

October 11-14: The second biannual conference is held at Loyola’s Monroe Library: Still Lost in the Cosmos

November 9: A free masterclass fiction workshop by George Bishop, author of Letter to My Daughter and Night of the Comet 

November 13: A reading by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg (co-sponsored with Loyoa's Crescent City Radio)


January 9: An evening talk on The Moviegoer with Mary McCay, Charles Brown, and moderated by Bill Fagaly. (co-sponsored with The New Orleans Public Library and Prospect 3 New Orleans)

July 18: A reading by authors Sarah Shotland (author of the novel Felicity Street) and Christine Stroud (The Buried Return) at The North Villere Bakery.



February 26: The Dogfish Press Reading Series Inaugural Reading, featuring Loyola Writing Institute instructors reading their work: Lorna Blake, C. W. Cannon, Tom Andes, Jessica Kinnison, Lauren McCabe, Michael Jeffrey Lee. At The North Villere Bakery in the Bywater.

March 26: Julia Maples awarded the first Kendall Daigle Scholarship for Study Abroad for her essay, "If You Don't Know People, You Don't Know Peace."

April 2: Dogfish Press Reading featuring Christopher Chambers reading from his book of flash fiction, Delta 88, followed by an open mike. At the North Villere Bakery in the Bywater.