Second Eudora Welty Lecture with Chimamanda Adichie To Air on C-SPAN2 November 25 and 26

The second annual Eudora Welty Lecture with internationally award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be aired on C-SPAN2 on Saturday, November 25 at 7:45 p.m. CT and again on Sunday, November 26 at 12 noon CT. For more information on C-SPAN’s programming schedule go to Sponsored  by the Welty Foundation in partnership with the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, the lecture […] Read more »


Poet Claudia Rankine To Read from Citizen October 27 at Millsaps Friday Forum

On Friday, October 27, acclaimed poet and 2016 MacArthur Foundation Fellow Claudia Rankine will read from her prize-winning book Citizen: An American Lyric in the Gertrude C. Ford Recital Hall at Millsaps. A part of the Friday Forum series, the reading will begin at 12:50 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Lemuria Books will have copies […] Read more »


‘Love and Friendship’ To Conclude 2017 Jane Austen Film Series in Welty Garden October 20

A movie featuring a very different sort of Jane Austen heroine will be the final installment in the 2017 Austen Film Series in the Welty Garden on Friday, October 20. “Love and Friendship” stars Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny and is based on Austen’s story Lady Susan. The garden will open at 5 p.m., the […] Read more »


Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan To Read at Welty Education and Visitors Center October 10

Jennifer Egan will read from her highly anticipated new novel, Manhattan Beach, on Tuesday, October 10, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center in a program co-sponsored by Lemuria Books. Egan will sign at 5 p.m. and read at 5:30. A reception will follow. “This is a novel that deserves to join the canon of New York stories,” […] Read more »