American writers from all over the country help to create a literary America. Below, click on a state to see what literary landmarks are located there like author homes and museums, book festivals, literary archives, Centers for the Book, and even final resting places.
- Many of our author homes and museums have been compiled with the help of B. J. Welborn’s Traveling Literary America. Welborn’s website can be found at ushistorytravel.com.
- For a listing of fiction and nonfiction based in each state, visit Literary Hub’s 100 Books Across America: Fiction and Nonfiction for Every State in the Union.
- USA Literary Map (designed by Geoff Sawers and Bridget Hannigan)