Richard Tillinghast To Read at Millsaps February 14

The first Visiting Writers Series speaker of this semester for the Millsaps College English Department will be distinguished poet Richard Tillinghast. He will read from his most recent work of prose, Journeys Into the Mind of the World: A Book of Places (University of Tennessee Press), on Wednesday, February 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 215 […] Read more »


2018 Welty Graduate Research Fellowship Opportunity Announced; Deadline February 23

The Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH) are pleased to announce the 2018 Eudora Welty Research Fellowship, to encourage and support research use of the Eudora Welty Collection and related materials at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History by graduate students. The application deadline is February 23, 2018. This competitive […] Read more »


Record-setting Number of Entries Net 327 Scholastic Writing Awards; Ceremony Set for April 15

The 2018 Mississippi Regional Scholastic Writing Awards Program received 1,106 entries from 555 students across the state, a record number, says an enthusiastic Sally Birdsall, Scholastic Program Coordinator. On Sunday, April 15, 327 awards will be presented in ceremonies at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. The program is supported by a generous grant from the […] Read more »


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 »