Reception To Recognize Ken Murphy and His Jackson Book August 11 at Welty EVC

Photographer Ken Murphy will be honored at a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 11, at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center. He will sign copies of his new book Jackson, featuring the Eudora Welty House on the front and back of the dust jacket. John Evans—owner of Lemuria Books, which Read more »

Agner CU

Jacob Agner Explores Welty’s Movie-going Through Research Fellowship

Jacob Agner, Ph. D. candidate at the University of Mississippi, delved into the Welty correspondence at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History this summer to discover more about Eudora’s interest in the movies. His work was enabled by a graduate research fellowship awarded by the Welty Foundation and co-sponsored with MDAH.   Agner is Read more »

NY Times

Remembering Eudora on July 23, the 13th Anniversary of Her Death

July 13, 2014, the 13th anniversary of Eudora Welty’s death, is an appropriate time to reflect on this remarkable woman and what she has meant and will continue to mean to the world of letters.  Those who have known her personally as well as those fortunate to have met her through reading her works, viewing Read more »

New Yorker and Where

NEWS FLASH! ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’ Teaching Unit 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 »