NEWS FLASH! Scholastic Writing Awards Ceremony Set for April 15; Poet Laureate Beth Ann Fennelly To Keynote

Mississippi’s Poet Laureate, Beth Ann Fennelly, an acclaimed author and professor/director of the Master of Fine Arts Program at the University of Mississippi, will be the keynote speaker at the Scholastic Writing Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 15, on the lawn of the Eudora Welty House and Garden. Tours of the Welty House and Garden will […] Read more »


Noted Author Alice McDermott Delivers 2018 Bettye Jolly Lecture; Listen To Lecture Here

Some 140 guests enjoyed hearing novelist Alice McDermott’s presentation as the 2018 Bettye Jolly Lecturer on a cool but sunny March 8 in the Eudora Welty Garden. Guests were welcomed by Holmes Adams, Eudora Welty Foundation board chair, and McDermott was introduced by Welty scholar Suzanne Marrs, who taught McDermott as an undergraduate at the State University of New […] Read more »