Public Invited To Author Angie Thomas’ Keynote Address for McMullan Young Writers Workshop July 15 at Millsaps

Angie Thomas, New York Times #1 Best Selling author and a native and resident of Jackson, Mississippi, will offer the keynote address for the McMullan Young Writers Workshop at Millsaps College. The program will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 15, and will be in the Recital Hall of the Gertrude C. Ford Academic […] Read more »

Second Writers Trail Marker To Honor Poet and Novelist Margaret Walker July 8

On Monday, July 8, you are cordially invited to the unveiling of the second marker on the Mississippi Writers Trail. It honors Margaret Walker (1915-1998), the noted author of Jubilee, For My People, and other lauded works.  The marker will be dedicated at 11:30 a.m. at Ayer Hall, the home of the Margaret Walker Center, on […] Read more »

Lauren Rhoades Named Director of Eudora Welty House and Garden

An enthusiastic and creative leader has been named the fourth director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Lauren Rhoades, who has been serving as public assistance specialist for the last year and a half, has been working with guests of all ages, helping develop programing, and managing […] Read more »

“Eyes on Mississippi” Screening and Panel Discussion Moved To Belhaven University Student Center

The location of the special screening of the documentary “Bill Minor: Eyes on Mississippi” and panel discussion today, Friday, May 3, has been moved to the Belhaven University Student Center Theater because of threatening weather. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The panel discussion, which will be […] Read more »