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NEWS FLASH! Marrs, Nolan To Read from Welty/Macdonald Letters August 20 at Welty Education & Visitors Center; Reception To Follow

Suzanne Marrs and Tom Nolan, co-editors of Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald, first met at the Virginia Festival of Books in 2006. It was then that Nolan, Macdonald’s biographer, proposed the idea for the book to Marrs, Welty’s biographer. “A splendid idea,” said Marrs, and they both obtained Read more »

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During the first two weeks of August and last week in July, more excellent articles and reviews of Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald edited by Suzanne Marrs and Tom Nolan have appeared in papers literally coast to coast— from The Wall Street Journal to the Los Angeles Times.  The Read more »


McMullan Young Writers Workshop Held at Millsaps College

Twenty-six high school students from across the state who earned gold or silver keys in the Mississippi regional division of the Scholastic Writing Awards attended the McMullan Young Writers Workshop at Millsaps College July 20-24. Margaret McMullan, award-winning novelist, short story writer, and essayist, spoke at the closing session on Friday night, and students read brief Read more »


Welty Portrait Reader Exhibit Previewed at Education and Visitors Center June 29

Photojournalist and digital media producer Kate Medley, Jackson native now of Durham, North, Carolina, previewed her new community art project, the Eudora Welty Portrait Reader, at the Welty House Education and Visitors Center on June 29. The event premiered in Atlanta on July 1. Several portraits of Eudora and other Welty-inspired art by artists from Read more »