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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 Harper Lee (1960): Truman Capote's photo portrait from the back over of the first-edition dust jacket for Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”

Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird