A Tyrannous Eye

Pearl McHaney To Share Welty Knowledge in Three Events February 11-12

Noted Eudora Welty scholar Pearl Amelia McHaney will share her considerable knowledge of Welty’s work at three events in Jackson February 11 and 12.  The programs are financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.         The Welty Foundation, in collaboration with the Eudora Welty House and Read more »

Medgar Evers

NEWS FLASH! ‘Where Is the Voice Coming From?’ Teaching Unit Now On Line

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, is now available here on the Welty Foundation website under Resources. The story is brought to life by an audio recording of a dramatic interpretation by Rush Rehm, Read more »


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 »


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 »