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 »

McMullan Writers Workshop Set July 17-21; Graphic Novelist Andrew Aydin To Keynote

A full slate of young people who love to write—rising tenth graders through rising college freshmen—will be attending the McMullan Young Writers Workshop (MYWW) offered at Millsaps College in Jackson July 17-21. Registration is still open for a new cohort of writers—adults and rising middle school students (rising 8th and 9th graders)—who will be offered […] Read more »