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 »

Téa Obreht To Sign and Read from “Inland” September 12 at Welty Education and Visitors Center

Téa Obreht, New York Times  bestselling author, will sign and read from her second novel, Inland, on Thursday, September 12, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center in partnership with Lemuria Books. She will sign at 5 p.m. and read at 5:30. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will […] Read more »

Mississippi Book Festival on August 17 To Feature Panels on Welty and Writers with Welty Connections

Celebrated authors with special ties to Eudora Welty and the Welty Foundation will be among the 180+ writers and 40+ panels at the fifth annual Mississippi Book Festival August 17 at the New Capitol and Galloway United Methodist Church in downtown Jackson. They include five members and one former member of the Foundation’s National Advisory […] Read more »

Jesmyn Ward To Deliver 2019 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 and the first person of color 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. Ward is the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Genius […] Read more »