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NEWS AND REVIEWS! Suzanne Marrs To Appear at Lemuria Books Thursday, July 23, at Reception for Meanwhile There Are Letters

Suzanne Marrs will be at the Lemuria Books Atrium on Thursday, July 23, at 5 p.m., for conversation, book signing, and a reception for  Meanwhile There are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald, co-edited with Tom Nolan, Macdonald’s biographer. The Clarion-Ledger‘s interview with Marrs by Jana Hoops features Marrs’s career at Millsaps College Read more »


McMullan Young Writers Workshop Under Way at Millsaps; Public Invited to Closing Session July 24

Twenty-four high school students from across the state who earned gold or silver keys in the Mississippi regional division of the Scholastic Writing Awards are attending the McMullan Young Writers Workshop at Millsaps College this week, July 20-24. The closing session will be Friday night at 5 p.m. in the Christian Center. Margaret McMullan, award-winning novelist, short 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 »

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Special Welty Biennial Panels and Readings Held in Jackson June 5-6

Three well-informed panels made special presentations about Eudora Welty at Millsaps College on Friday afternoon and evening, June 5. All programs took place in the Gertrude C. Ford Academic Complex and were sponsored by Millsaps as part of the Welty Biennial 12-week series of programs and exhibits. From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. former Welty Foundation Graduate Research Fellows, Read more »