Event Details

  • April 20, 2017 to
    April 21, 2017
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • $150
  • Comprehensive tickets are $150; all general sessions are free and open to the public.
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  • Alabama Southern Community College and the Monroe County Museum
  • 2800 South Alabama Avenue
  • Monroeville, AL 36460
  • 2515758271
  • http://www.writerssymposium.org

Event Description

Yaa Gyasi, Author of Homegoing ; Photo: © Michael Lionstar

The Alabama Writers Symposium is thrilled that everyone is "Coming Home" to Monroeville, the Literary Capital of Alabama, to celebrate 20 years of being Alabama's literary reunion. Join us as we honor the 2017 Harper Lee Award winner, Brad Watson; the Eugene Current-Garcia Award winner, Kirk Curnutt; and the Truman Capote Award winner, Michael Knight. Stay for lunch on Friday with our keynote speaker, Yaa Gyasi, author of the award winning novel Homegoing.

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