Whether walking in the steps of William Faulkner or visiting Oxford’s renowned independent book store, Square Books, literature lovers are sure to find inspiration in the town that inspired nobel prize winner William Faulkner, as well as authors like John Grisham, Barry Hannah and Willie Morris.

Rowan Oak, home of William Faulkner is open Tuesday-Sunday for tours. Admission is $5. For more information on Rowan Oak visit the Rowan Oak page in our attractions section.

Each year Oxford hosts two notable literary conferences, the Oxford Conference for the Book & the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference

Literature lovers may enjoy our literary themed itinerary to be helpful when planning their trip.