Welty Research Fellowship Applications Due March 4 for Summer 2022

Graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university are invited to apply by March 4 for the competitive fellowship of $5,000 sponsored by the Eudora Welty Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH). The fellowship encourages and supports the use of the Welty Collection at MDAH. Preference is given to doctoral […] Read more »

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway Coming Up February 12

As we anticipate the end of winter and the return of spring, please mark your calendar for a special event at the Eudora Welty House and Garden. On Saturday, February 12, an Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on the lawn of the Welty House from noon until 4 p.m. The Mississippi Urban Forest […] Read more »

Program on Welty’s The Shoe Bird Planned for Children on Saturday, January 15

Children will be introduced to Eudora Welty’s only children’s book, The Shoe Bird, on Saturday, January 15, in a special program coordinated by Jennifer Rose, Welty House and Garden Education Specialist. The program will begin at 10 a.m. at the Eudora Welty Education and Visitors Center and engage participants in the book as well as […] Read more »

Welty Book Club Will Begin Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury January 31

The Welty at Home Virtual Book Club will kick off the new year on January 31 with an eight-week discussion of William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. The hour-long weekly sessions will be held Mondays at 12 noon CST, skipping President’s Day, February 21.           Jay Watson, Howry Professor of […] Read more »