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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 Shelby Foote

“I abhor the idea of a perfect world. It would bore me to tears.”

Shelby Foote