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Augusta Evans Wilson

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson was a well-known novelist and philanthropist in the 19th century. Writing in the domestic fiction genre, she published nine novels – the most popular being St. [more]

December 13, 2019

Lella Warren

Lella Warren was born in Clayton, Barbour County. During a writing career that spanned more than half of the twentieth century, Warren wrote novels, short stories, autobiographical essays, and features. [more]

September 11, 2018

Fannie Flagg

Birmingham, Alabama, native Fannie Flagg, who is best known for her novel Fried Green Tomatoes, had a long career as an actress and comedian before dedicating herself to writing. Published [more]

February 9, 2018

Harper Lee

Harper Lee is best known as the author of one of the most affecting and widely read books of American literature, To Kill a Mockingbird. The native Alabamian drew deeply [more]

February 16, 2017