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New Stage To Offer Glory! Glory! As Part of Mississippi Plays Series in Welty New Play Series on January 20

New Stage Theatre in Jackson will present a special staged reading of Glory! Glory!, co-conceived by Louis Jordan and Michael Lotus and co-written by Leslie Jordan, Linda Burgess, and William Dunlap, on Saturday, January 20, at 7:30 p.m. Dunlap is a member of the Eudora Welty Foundation National Advisory Board. With original music by Travis […] Read more »

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January 18 Program on Conservationist Fannye Cook To Feature New Book, Interpretation, Link to Welty Family

Eudora Welty and Fannye Cook were two of the most significant Mississippians of the twentieth century—one a founder of a state agency and the Museum of Natural Science, the other an internationally acclaimed writer and photographer. What’s less well known is that for years the two women lived in the same house. Cook was a […] Read more »

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Vote for Welty House and Garden for USA TODAY’s Best Readers’ Choice Award

December 8, 2017, Early Morning Snowfall at the Eudora Welty House and Garden, photograph by Cooper Morrison   Please vote for the Eudora Welty House and Garden to be named one of the USA TODAY’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Award winners. The Welty House is a finalist among the nominees for Best Mississippi Attraction! You […] Read more »

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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 www.c-span.org. Sponsored  by the Welty Foundation in partnership with the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, the lecture […] Read more »