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Fifth Engraving of Welty Portrait by Barry Moser Now Available

The fifth in a series of engravings of portraits of Eudora Welty by acclaimed artist Barry Moser is now available for purchase. This image, depicting Welty in her college years, is the final in the series of these fine artworks illustrating different stages in the writer’s life. Donated by Moser, with all proceeds supporting the Read more »

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Irish Theme Highlighted Welty House Old Jackson Christmas Tour

The holiday season was displayed with a British Isles—especially Ireland—theme at the Eudora Welty House this year. Visitors had a special treat on Friday, December 5  as the first floor of the historic Welty House was open for the Old Jackson Christmas by Candlelight Tour. Among the festive decorations was a display of Christmas cards Read more »

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‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’ Teaching Unit To Be Available Soon

A new teaching unit on “Where Is the Voice Coming From?,” Eudora Welty’s short story based on the 1963 assassination of Mississippi civil rights pioneer Medgar Evers, will be available soon here on the Welty Foundation website under Resources. The study of this story, originally published in The New Yorker on July 6, 1963,  received Read more »

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New Exhibit Now Open at Welty Education and Visitors Center

“Moments of Learning in the Life of a Writer,” an exhibit exploring the connection between Eudora Welty’s formal education experiences and their influence on her writing, opened Tuesday, September 9, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. Taking its inspiration from Welty’s comment in her memoir, One Writer’s Beginnings, that “learning stamps you with Read more »