Herring Releases New Album with Welty-inspired Song

Caroline Herring‘s new album, Camilla, her sixth, was released in August to wide acclaim. Turning to Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” for inspiration, Herring wrote and sings “” on the album. Joining her in harmony are Mary Chapin Carpenter and Aoife O’Donovan. Carpenter is a member of the Welty Foundation National Advisory Board. Herring and […] Read more »

Welty Biographer Carolyn Brown Greets Visitors At Welty House

Carolyn J. Brown, author of A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty, published by University Press of Mississippi, was honored with a “Meet the Author” reception and book signing on October 18 at the Welty House. Special guests were Welty Foundation Friends and teachers. A drawing for 25 night-blooming cereus plants was held as […] Read more »

Lemuria Books Invites Posts to “Knowing Miss Welty” Blog

Lemuria Books is featuring a series of personal stories about Eudora Welty on its blog with new entries posted regularly. The series, entitled “Knowing Miss Welty,” is running from August through December. Readers who knew Eudora are encouraged to submit a short recollection from personal experience. Those who did not know her are invited to […] Read more »

Welty House Welcomes Bridget Edwards as New Director

Bridget Edwards, Ph. D., became the third director of the Eudora Welty House on July 1. A cultural anthropologist, Edwards previously worked as curator of education at the Wylie House Museum, an historic home at Indiana University. Bridget’s title is Lead Historic Resources Specialist with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and she brings […] Read more »