Join us at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS
April 16th, 17th & 18th!
The Southern Literary Festival was founded in 1937 at Blue Mountain college by a committee of representatives from ten Southern colleges, including Belhaven, Millsaps, and the University of Mississippi.
2019’s Keynote Speaker
Chris Offutt is an award-winning author and screenwriter. He worked on the HBO drama True Blood and the Showtime series Weeds. His books include Kentucky Straight, The Same River Twice, The Good Brother, Out of the Woods, and No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home.
Delta State University is a public institution providing a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum to approximately 3,500 students representing all of the states and 50 different countries.