Missouri Writers: 200 Years of Talent showcases the talented and profound writers that were either born in Missouri or spent time here. It features writers from the past and present like Mark Twain from Hannibal Missouri to Gillian Flynn from Kansas City who wrote the best seller Gone Girl that was later turned into a major motion picture. The video also tells the story of Tennessee Williams and Maya Angelou both who left there mark in Missouri and were shaped by it. What is it about Missouri that inspires some of the country’s most famous writers? All reflect the state and it’s people in their work.