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

A student/community reading group for the Walker Percy novel, The Last Gentleman, moderated by Kevin Rabelais

Women Writers and Walker Percy, moderated by Mary McCay, with authors Sheila Bosworth, Valerie Martin, and Christine Wiltz


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.