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The Monroeville Literary Festival

Celebrating 27 Years of Writers, Readers & Fun


Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, 2023

Old Courthouse Museum • Monroeville, Alabama

251-575-7433 •

Join us in the courtroom made famous by To Kill a Mockingbird for captivating readings, enlightening discussions, amusing conversations and Monroeville’s famous brand of hospitality. We’re welcoming friends to discover new authors, celebrate favorite writers and share great times with others who love Southern literature. Alabama novelist Tom Franklin is this year’s Harper Lee Award recipient, and Kim Cross receives the Truman Capote Prize. This year’s food writer is James Beard Award winner John T. Edge. We’re giving a special award to Tom Kelly, Alabama’s legendary “poet laureate of the turkey woods.”  Find a full schedule here.


Talks and readings are free. Paid tickets are required for the opening supper/reception and Saturday lunch.


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