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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 Truman Capote (1959) Credit: New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer Roger Higgins

“How silly, my dear; don’t you know that if I came here as a child, then most of me never left?”

Truman Capote in Other Voices, Other Rooms