The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Monroeville & Gee's Bend

Alabama Writers Symposium

April 20, 2017 to April 21, 2017 in Monroeville , AL

Unless otherwise stated, photo provided by Alabama Writers Symposium

Each year, attendees gather in the Literary Capital of Alabama to celebrate the best of Alabama literature. The symposium features moderated sessions, Q&A's, and book readings, as well as a banquet honoring the yearly winners of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama's Distinguished Writer, the Eugene Current Garcia Award for Alabama's Distinguished Literary Scholar, and the Truman Capote Award for Alabama's Distinguished Short Story or Literary Non-Fiction Writer. Attendees also have the opportunity to attend the play, To Kill a Mockingbird, at the historic courthouse museum.