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The Southern Literary Trail is the first tri-state literary trail in the United States. It celebrates acclaimed 20th century writers and playwrights of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia and leads you on a journey of discovery to the places that shaped and inspired them. The Trail is a non-stop literary celebration with events, programs, and exhibits taking place at Trail sites throughout the year.


Meet the Writers

Portrait of Lillian Hellman

“I belonged, on my mother's side, to a banking, storekeeping family from Alabama and Sunday dinners were large, with highspirited talk and laughter from the older people of who did what to whom...”

Lillian Hellman