100 Books and Authors of Savannah, Georgia

This is a list of books associated with the city of Savannah, Georgia, including authors and poets whose published works have added substantially to the city’s literary reputation and culture. The anthology Literary Savannah demonstrates how the city has served as a muse to writers with diverse perspectives for literally hundreds of years. More recently, the National Book Awards Committee confirmed the city’s literary prominence when it voted Flannery O’Connor’s Complete Stories as “Best of the National Book Awards Fiction.” It then further announced the 2010 awards finalists in her historic Childhood Home in Savannah. In addition, the city has been hosting major literary festivals since the late 1990s.

Some of the authors on this list were born in Savannah (like these: Aberjhani and James Alan McPherson) and some were not. Some still live and some no longer do. All have helped to ensure Savannah's place as one of the most fascinating and treasured cities in North America.
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