Paulette Jiles To Deliver Bettye Jolly Lecture April 11 at 4:30 pm at Welty House & Garden

Noted author, poet, and memoirist Paulette Jiles will present the Bettye Jolly Lecture at the Eudora Welty House and Garden on Thursday, April 11, at 4:30 p.m. in the Camellia Room of the Garden. Her most recent book, Chenneville, a story set in the post-Civil War southwest, is focused on grief, love, and redemption, according […] Read more »

Natasha Trethewey To Deliver Welty Lecture Thursday, March 21 at National Press Club

Tickets are on sale now for the seventh Eudora Welty Lecture to be delivered by Natasha Trethewey, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and the 19th United States’ Poet Laureate (2012-2014) as well as Mississippi’s Poet Laureate (2012-2016). The lecture is set for March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D. C. Tickets […] Read more »

Lemuria Books To Bring Ron Rash To Discuss New Book ‘The Caretaker’ September 29 on Welty Lawn

Noted author Ron Rash will return to the Welty House & Garden on Friday, September 29, at 5 p.m. to share his newest book, The Caretaker, thanks to Lemuria Books. The New York Times has named him “one of the great American authors at work today.” A popular guest at Welty events, Rash delivered the […] Read more »

Join “Remembering Medgar Evers” Discussions At Welty-at-Home Book Club Sept. 11-Oct. 23

Join us for six weeks of reading and discussion of works inspired by prominent civil rights leader Medgar Evers beginning 12 p.m. Monday, September 11 on the Welty-At-Home virtual book club offered via Zoom. Discussions will be led by Suzanne Marrs, professor emerita of English at MIllsaps College and Welty’s biographer and friend. Sign up […] Read more »