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 »

Outdoor Live Jazz Night at Welty House Thursday, October 3, To Feature Music, Food, and Fun

Join us for Live Jazz Night on Thursday, October 3, on the front lawn of the Eudora Welty House and Garden with music from the Mississippi College Jazz Band. Grounds open at 5 p.m. with music starting at 5:30, and the event is free and open to the public. The band will feature songs from […] Read more »

Poets Adam Clay and Jeanne Larsen To Read at Millsaps Visiting Writers Series September 24

Please join us for poetry and discussion with Adam Clay and Jeanne Larsen as the Millsaps Visiting Writers Series launches the year’s inaugural event at Coffee Prose, 1619 North West Street across from the campus, Tuesday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m. Clay is creative writing and literature professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, the […] Read more »