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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.

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


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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.

"Folks, Art and Faulkner" Exhibit. New Albany, Ms. Now through November 8, 2014.
"Folks, Art and Faulkner" Exhibit

New Albany, Ms. Now until November 8, 2014.
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Louisiana Book Festival November 1, 2014
Louisiana Book Festival

Baton Rouge, La., November 1, 2014.
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Georgia Literary Festival
Augusta, Ga. November 7-9, 2014.
Learn More. Festival on Facebook.

The Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 25-29, 2015.
Learn More. Read Press Release.


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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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