Rea Hederman To Introduce Classmate Richard Ford at Eudora Welty Lecture

Two extraordinary men of letters who were high school classmates in Jackson, Mississippi, Richard Ford and Rea Hederman, will meet in Washington, D. C., on October 9 as Hederman introduces Ford as the third annual Eudora Welty Lecturer at the Folger Shakespeare Library Theatre. Hederman, publisher of the New York Review of Books, and Ford, […] Read more »

Richard Ford To Deliver Eudora Welty Lecture at Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D. C., October 9

Richard Ford, widely read and highly praised author with Mississippi roots, will deliver the third annual Eudora Welty Lecture at the Folger Shakespeare Library Theatre in Washington, D. C., on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m. Ford will speak about his creative origins, the Lecture’s theme, in keeping with the lectures that Welty delivered at […] Read more »

Jane Austen Film Series To Feature “Belle” on October 5 at Welty House and Garden

The popular Jane Austen film series has returned to the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The 2013 British movie “Belle” will be the second installment on Friday, October 5. The grounds will open at 5 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:45 and the film at 7:15. The Austen Film Series in the Welty Garden […] Read more »