Literary Trails of North Carolina Guidebooks

The Literary Trails of North Carolina Guidebooks are a three-volume series compiled and written by Georgann Eubanks on behalf of the North Carolina Arts Council. Organized geographically, the guidebooks direct readers to literary sites across North Carolina’s Mountain, Piedmont, and Eastern regions. Each trail includes context and history, excerpts of text, directions, information on the town or county, and other notable places to visit nearby.

Literary Trails of the North Carolina Mountains : a guidebook

In this volume, eighteen trails lead readers across North Carolina's western region from Cherokee to Asheville, Crumpler to Hickory--with stops at Black Mountain College, Junaluska Memorial and Museum, Riverside Cemetery, and Lanier Library. Writers featured in this volume include Nina Simone, O. Henry, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Frazier, Sequoyah, Elizabeth Spencer, Fred Chappell, Carl Sandburg, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Romulus Linney,  Robert Morgan, William Bartram, Gail Godwin, Thomas Wolfe, Anne Tyler, and Lillian Jackson Braun. 

Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont : a guidebook

In this volume, eighteen trails lead readers across North Carolina's piedmont region from Winston Salem to Charlotte and Greensboro to Troy--with stops at Oak Grove Feedman's Cemetery, the home of Harry Golden, James Taylor Bridge, and the Andy Griffith Playhouse. Writers featured in this volume include David Sedaris, O. Henry, Doris Betts, Patricia Cornwell, Maya Angelou, Margaret Walker, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, John Hart, Pauli Murray, Betty Smith, Edward R. Murrow, Carson McCullers, Lee Smith, Reynolds Price.  

Literary Trails of Eastern North Carolina : a guidebook

In this volume, eighteen trails lead readers across North carolina's eastern region from Raleigh to the Dismal Swamp, across the Sandhills and the Outer Banks--with stops at William Peace University, 1898 Memorial, Gertrude Weil House, and the Topsail Towers. Featured authors include Omar ibn Sayyid, A. R. Ammons, Gerald Barrax, Harriet Jacobs, Charles Chesnutt, Rachel Carson, Clyde Edgerton, Philip Gerard, Kaye Gibbons, Jill McCorkle, Michael Parker, and Bland Simpson.