The Hotel Monteleone: New Orleans Literary Landmark

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse
Everybody is nothing until you love them. –Tennessee Williams, The Rose Tattoo
The Hotel Chelsea in New York is a literary icon, but it's southern counterpart, The Hotel Monteleone, has an impressive literary history, too. This southern gem, a luxury hotel in the French Quarter of New Orleans, boasts a fearsome list of literary guests, including Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote, Rebecca Wells (Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood), William Faulkner, Richard Ford (A Piece of My Heart), Eudora Welty, Sherwood Anderson (Winesburg, Ohio), Tennessee Williams, and Win...

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