The mission of the Georgia Writers Museum is to create a new generation of readers and writers through the celebration of Georgia’s remarkable literary heritage, a heritage that illustrates the power of the written word to transform lives.
Permanent Exhibits are Dedicated to Our Three Famous Local Authors
Born in Eatonton, Georgia, on February 9, 1944, Walker is a novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, and activist.
Her most famous novel, The Color Purple , was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction in 1983. It was later turned into a film and a Broadway musical.
Joel Chandler Harris
Born in Eatonton, Georgia, on December 9, 1845, Chandler is one of the South's most influential authors and a renown journalist.
He is most remembered for his Uncle Remus folktales.