Coronavirus Alters Welty Foundation Activities, Prompts Rescheduling and Virtual Events

As we head into fall, this is a good time to reflect on the impact of Covid-19 mitigation on Eudora Welty Foundation activities and to look forward to some upcoming functions. Most events hosted annually by the Foundation as well as those sponsored by the Foundation in collaboration with the Welty House and Garden, Millsaps College, […] Read more »

Sign Up Now To Read and Discuss The Golden Apples with the Welty At Home Virtual Book Club

Get ready for eight weeks of delightful reading and thoughtful discussions of the short stories in Eudora Welty’s The Golden Apples, the subject of the next Welty at Home virtual book club coordinated by the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The free classes will be offered on Zoom and held on Mondays  at 12 p.m. […] Read more »

Remembering Julia Reed, Welty Foundation National Advisory Board Member, Who Died Friday, August 28

Julia Reed—author, editor, and raconteur—died of cancer Friday, August 28. She was a charismatic member of the Eudora Welty Foundation National Advisory Board and is shown above with Holmes Adams, Welty Foundation Board of Directors chairman. A tribute to her by historian and author Jon Meacham may be found at this link from Garden and […] Read more »

Margaret Walker’s Jubilee To Be Explored at Welty House and Garden Virtual Book Club beginning August 11

Margaret Walker’s acclaimed novel Jubilee will be the focus of the Welty House and Garden’s second Virtual Book Club #weltyathome beginning Tuesday, August 11. The class will be held from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. CST for three consecutive Tuesdays.  The Zoom class discussion will be led by Dr. Robert Luckett, associate professor of history, civil rights historian, […] Read more »