This Goodly Land

On This Day in Alabama Literary History

  • In 1915, a movie version of Alabama author Augusta Jane Evans Wilson's book God's Witness is released.
  • In 1922, Alabama author James Ralph Johnson is born in Fort Payne, 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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