This Goodly Land

On This Day in Alabama Literary History

  • In 1937, the movie Nothing Sacred, story by James H. Street, is released.
  • In 1984, the television program The Word Processor of the Gods, teleplay by Alabama author Robert McDowell, is broadcast as part of the Tales from the Darkside series.

From Sand Mountain to Bayou La Batre, Alabama’s literary heritage is as rich as its geography. This Goodly Land is a dynamic portal through which the world can explore Alabama’s diverse literary landscape. Join us on this tour of Alabama’s literary abundance, past and present.

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