Our Literature Programs commemorate and promote appreciation for Missouri’s rich literary heritage. By creating programs that bring greater awareness to local literature, we are encouraging reading for pleasure and expanding literary education for Missourians of all ages.

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A partnership with the Library of Congress and local literary-related organizations bringing an annual statewide book festival, regional and local educational programs, traveling exhibits, docuseries and podcasts, K-12 curriculum, and grants highlighting Missouri authors and literary heritage.

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