Author: Rebekah Manley

In 2020, Texas had only five registered Literary Landmarks statewide. My colleagues at the Texas State Library and Archives and I decided it was time to add more to our state map to better reflect the rich literary heritage of our great state. So, in late 2020, we launched the Literary Landmark Roundup, organized by the Texas Center for the Book, where I have been working to advance reading and literacy as Coordinator since 2015. Literary Landmarks are special places located across the country that attract tourists, book lovers, and history buffs to educate the public about the important literary…

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