Cassandra King Conroy To Discuss Her Latest Memoir at Welty Education and Visitors Center November 1

New York Times bestselling author Cassandra King Conroy will discuss her latest memoir, Tell Me a Story, on Friday, November 1, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Co-sponsored by Lemuria Books, signing will start at 5:00 p.m. with presentation and a reception to follow. The event is free and open to the public. The […] Read more »

Katy Simpson Smith To Offer Inaugural Welty Chair of Southern Literature Lecture October 30

Novelist and historian Katy Simpson Smith, the first Eudora Welty Chair of Southern Literature at Millsaps College, will deliver  the inaugural Welty Chair lecture on Wednesday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the James and Madeleine McMullan Lecture Hall, Room 122 of the Selby and Richard McRae Christian Center at Millsaps. Entitled “Twinning with Welty,” […] Read more »

Jesmyn Ward To Deliver Welty Lecture October 16 at National Press Club in Washington, D. C.

Mississippi’s own Jesmyn Ward, a two-time National Book Award winner (the first woman to be so honored), will deliver the fourth Eudora Welty Lecture on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D. C. Sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation, the lecture is held in association with the Folger Shakespeare […] Read more »