This Goodly Land

On This Day in Alabama Literary History

  • In 1988, a television version of Alabama author Helen Norris's story "The Christmas Wife" is broadcast.
  • In 1990, Alabama author and librarian William Stanley Hoole dies in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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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