Joyce Carol Oates To Offer Public Reading and Keynote McMullan Young Writers Workshop

Widely-acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates will present a public reading on Monday, July 16, at 6 p.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex Recital Hall at Millsaps College. A book signing coordinated by Lemuria Books will follow the free event. The reading will launch the 2018 McMullan Young Writers Workshop (MYWW). Oates has received the […] Read more »

Book Festival To Feature Panel Discussing Approaches to Teaching, Learning about Welty

Some of the nation’s most highly regarded Eudora Welty scholars will share their enthusiasm for teaching the works of Welty at the Mississippi Book Festival August 18. Panelists are all among the contributors to a new book of essays from University Press of Mississippi entitled Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-first Century Approaches.  Moderated […] Read more »

Storytime on the Welty House Side Porch To Welcome Children Through June

Children under age ten will enjoy stories and craft activities at the Eudora Welty House and Garden from 3-4 p.m. each Thursday in June. With support from Lemuria Books, Storytime on the Porch is a traditional summer treat. Activities are free, and no reservations are needed. The Little Free Library in front of the Welty […] Read more »

‘Cold Mountain’ Author Charles Frazier To Introduce ‘Varina’ in Conversation with Holly Lange at Welty EVC April 26

In partnership with Lemuria Books, the Eudora Welty House and Garden will host Charles Frazier, National Book Award-winning author of Cold Mountain, to share his latest book, Varina, on Thursday, April 26, at 5 p.m. Holly Lange, executive director of the Mississippi Book Festival, will engage Frazier in conversation about the book and his work. A book […] Read more »