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THE SOUTHERN LITERARY TRAIL® is America's only tri-state literary trail connecting mythic places that influenced great novelists and playwrights of the 20th Century. Explore these pages for events and tours available year-round. And, every two years, join us for our TRAILFEST celebration returning in 2015 to Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. View and print the Southern Literary Trail brochure.

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Quote Tuesdays: Visit our Facebook page every Tuesday for an intriguing quote
from a writer of the Southern Literary Trail.
 

 
     
Flannery O'Connor   Albert Murray   Byron Herbert Reece   Lillian Hellman   Ralph Ellison   Eugene Walter
 
Shelby Foote   Erskine Caldwell   Eudora Welty   F. Scott Fitzgerald   Lillian Smith   Tennesee Williams
 
William Faulkner   William March   Alice Walker   Borden Deal   Harper Lee   Joel Chandler Harris
 
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald   Truman Capote   Carson McCullers   Walker Percy   William Bradford Huie   Margaret W. Alexander
 
Richard Wright   Margaret Mitchell   Stark Young   Quote Tuesdays
Join Southern Literary Trail on Facebook each Tuesday for a quote from one of our Trail authors or visit our "Quote Tuesdays" Archives for a complete listing of all our authors' quotes.
                   
                     
                     
                     
Now Reserving:  The 11th Annual Mississippi Delta Cultural Tour from May 21 to 24, 2014.  (Photo: The Mississippi Delta Cultural Tour group, 2011.)
Now Reserving: The 11th Annual Mississippi Delta Cultural Tour from May 21 to 24, 2014. View press release or visit the Start Here page for information.
(Photo: The Mississippi Delta Cultural Tour group, 2011.)
  Now reserving:  The 11th Annual Mississippi Delta Cultural Tour from May 21 to 24, 2014.
Now Accepting Residency Applications:
The Lillian E. Smith Center in Clayton, Georgia.
Link here for information.
   


Before Mockingbird: The Campus Journalism of Harper Lee

Monroeville, Al. May 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Free.
Press Release.


The 20th Fitzgerald Museum Gala: "Riviera Masquerade"

Montgomery, Al. May 3, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Learn More.

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Play Performances
Monroeville, Al. April 17 – May 17, 2014.
Learn More.

The Alabama Book Festival
Montgomery, Al. April 19, 2014.
Learn More.

"Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle," NEH Film Series
Columbus, Ga. Through April 22, 2014.
Learn More.

The 2014 Alabama Preservation Conference
Muscle Shoals, Al. Through April 24-26, 2014.
View Brochure. Download Registration Form.

The Walker Percy Weekend
St. Francisville, La. June 6-8, 2014.
Learn More.

William Faulkner Literary Competition
New Albany, Ms. Deadline is July 1, 2014.
Learn More.

"Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor," an NEH Summer Institute
Milledgeville, Ga. July 1-30, 2014.
Learn More.

The 13th Annual Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes
Columbus, Ms. September 8-14, 2014.
See Brochure.

 

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The Southern Literary Trail is supported by the Mississippi Humanities Council   Mississippi Division of Tourism - click to visit their website   Alabama Humanities Foundation - click to visit their website   Georgia Humanities Counsil - click to visit their website
The Southern Literary Trail is supported by the Mississippi Humanities Council.   The Mississippi Division of Tourism supports the Southern Literary Trail.   The Alabama Humanities Foundation supports the Southern Literary Trail.     The Georgia Humanities Council is a supporter of the Southern Literary Trail.

 


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