This Goodly Land

On This Day in Alabama Literary History

  • In 1988, a television version of Alabama author Borden Deal's book Bluegrass is broadcast.
  • In 1964, a television version of Alabama author Ambrose Bierce's story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is broadcast as part of the series The Twilight Zone.

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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